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Oriental rug

1949.1015 (RS120098)

Description

Field of deep red with motifs in cream, beige, brown. Overall pattern of diamond guls edged in white; wide Chodor-type border at ends. Wide borders at sides with hexagonal guls; narrower ones at ends. Checkered red and brown selveges. Plain brown tapestry- wovern skirts at ends with plain fringe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Location of origin
USSR; Turkestan
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
fringe
goat hair
knotted pile
tapestry (process)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
checker pattern
Checkered
Chodor
Diamond
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
goat hair
Gul
güls
Hair
knotted pile
Knotted Pile
lozenges
Oriental rugs
Possibly Chodor
Possibly Yomud
RUG
tapestry (process)
Tapestry Weave
Turkoman
Wool
wool (textile)
Yomud
Dimensions
94 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1015
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7547

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Checkered

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