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Ingrain carpet

Description

Rectangular section of pieced three-strip carpeting; woven design of 3" wide sashing gridwork of lines of concentric squares; at intersections, small starburst amongst stripes. Blocks formed by inter-arc of alternating round medallions with floral spray on stripes or blocks filled with vine sprays on stripes. Colors predominantly red, green, brown and orange.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1885
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Used At Asa Douglas House.
Material
flatweaves
ingrain carpets
jacquard
machine-made
piercing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic
Aesthetic Movement
CARPET
Flatweave
flatweaves
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Industrialization
industrialization
Ingrain
ingrain carpets
jacquard
Jacquard
machine-made
piercing
Stripe
stripes
Three-Pieced
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
106 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.3
GUSN
8667

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