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Rug

Description

Prayer rug patterned with rosettes on blue field. White border with rosettes, red and blue diamond guards. Pentagonal marker to orient to Mecca.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
Middle East
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wool (hair)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects
Descriptive terms
Rug, Prayer
rugs
wool (hair)
Dimensions
52 1/2 x 34 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.435
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305358

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