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Stair carpet

Description

One width strip of carpeting with selvage sides. Woven stripes of undulating ivy vine along edges with center stripe of alternating floral and "H" motifs flanked by two lines each of running chains. Ground of polychromatic stripes mostly reds, browns greens.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Used At Asa Douglas House.
Material
flatweaves
jacquard
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CARPET, STAIR
Flatweave
flatweaves
Floral
floral patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
stair carpets
Stripe
stripes
Venetian
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
23.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.864
GUSN
8662

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