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Carpet fragment

Description

Rectangular strip; selvage sides and raw ends. Polychromatic wool warps with natural cotton weft producing uneven stripes, wide central band of tan/cream flanked by bands of shades of green, then shades of red with tan-cream selvage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Used At Parson Smith House.
Material
cotton (textile)
flatweaves
hand weaving
textiles
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
CARPET
carpets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Flatweave
flatweaves
fragments
hand weaving
Stripe
stripes
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Venetian
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
18.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.8
GUSN
46024

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