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Rug

Description

Prayer rug with pentagonal field with point to Mecca. Serrated leaf and wine glass pattern, and rosette border. Primary colors are yellow, brown and red.

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
59 x 37 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.437
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308460

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