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Stair Carpet

1991.1371 (RS24620)

Description

Long rectangular strip of woven stripes in red, yellow, ochre, black and green; factory made; wool warp, jute weft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
On two labels pined to the salvage: the first reads- ""No 44"" ; the second- ""Mrs. Nina F. Little"" ""305 Warren St"" ""Brookline, Mass.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
jute (fiber)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Jute
jute (fiber)
RUNNER
stair carpets
Striped
stripes
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
192 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1371
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2900

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