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Area Rug

1977.801 (RS117106)

Description

Rectangular carpet with green field; black designs made up of five borders; outer border of alternating small and large angular stylized floral medallions; second a Greek key variant; third a narrow black band; fourth a larger bolder Greek key variant; fifth a black band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1940
Location of origin
Scandanavia
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
jute (fiber)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
area rugs
Greek Key
Jute
jute (fiber)
key pattern
RUG
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
35.5 x 61.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.801
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4609

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