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Oriental rug

1949.1001 (RS120084)

Description

Deep reddish brown field; blue, cream and lighter red motifs; major guls and flattened octagons; leaf and gargoyle forms in outer sedments. Minor guls: cruciform diamonds. Narrow guard borders. Ends have tapestry-woven skirts; deep red with triple narrow blue stripes. Plain fringes. Blue selveges.

Details

Maker
Tekke Turkoman (Maker)
Date
1875-1925
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
foliation (pattern)
goat hair
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
tapestry (process)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Cruciform
cruciform
Diamond
foliation (pattern)
Gargoyle
gargoyles
Gul
güls
Hair
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
lozenges
Oriental rugs
Possibly goat hair
RUG
tapestry (process)
Tapestry Weave
Tekke
Tekke (Turkoman textile style)
Turkoman
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
81.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1001
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8063

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