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Ingrain carpet

Description

Rectangular strip; selvage sides. Rows of cartouches, each negative of last. Foliate cartouche with corner blocks and floral motif inside alternating with cartouche in negative with large scale floral motif; border of stringy branches. Ground of alternating stripes of reds and greens. Patched with same type ingrain and other styles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original To Daniel Bliss House.
Material
flatweaves
ingrain carpets
jacquard
machine-made
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CARPET
Flatweave
flatweaves
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Ingrain
ingrain carpets
jacquard
Jacquard
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
34 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.140AB
Credit Line
Gift of John Kirk
GUSN
49339
Related Items
Title Floorcloth Accession number 1976.143

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