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Oriental rug

1949.1007 (RS120090)

Description

Tan or light brown field with red, blue, black and cream. Abstracted cruciform shapes around extended diamond-form guls. Minor guls are abstracted quatrefoils. Paired guard borders flank wide diagonally striped border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
fringe
goat hair
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
cruciform
Cruciform
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
goat hair
Gul
güls
Hair
lozenges
Oriental rugs
Quatrefoil
quatrefoils
RUG
Striped
stripes
Tribal
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
48.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1007
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7670

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