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Stair carpet fragment

Description

Rectangular piece of stair carpet with selvage sides. Woven in Morris-inspired polychromatic "Lily" pattern of thin-leaved plants on dark blue ground with floral and geometric borders along sides.

Details

Maker
Morris, William (Designer)
Date
1875-1930
Inscriptions
Woven on back: PRIVATE/PATTERN
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Used At Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
jute (fiber)
machine-made
textiles
weaving
weft loop weave
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Brussels
CARPET
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Jute
jute (fiber)
Knotted Pile
Lily
machine-made
stair carpets
textiles
Unidentified Textile
weaving
weft loop weave
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
35 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2143
GUSN
47411
Reference Notes
Perry, Linda. William Morris Textiles. [No Publisher].

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Lily

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