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Carpet

Description

Large, room-size, rectangular form comprised of 36" strips of striped carpeting, handsewn together. Tapestry weave with cotton or linen warp and wool weft. The stripes are of varying widths in shades of green, brown, yellow, cream and black. Edges are bound with homemade wool tape patterned in green, red, and white stripes. A factory woven piece made using chemical dyes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Used At House in South Paris, Maine. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (hair)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carpet
carpets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Striped
stripes
wool (hair)
Woven
Dimensions
108 x 216 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1346
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2883

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