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Carpet

Description

Rectangular, pieced section of wool cut pile carpeting. Woven design of rows of very large scale geometric medallions on interlocking floral and geometric bands; pale center with floral spray. Between medallions: swirling, two-toned red leafy scrolls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1870
Material
jute (fiber)
machine-made
pile (textile component)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
CARPET
carpets
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Jute
jute (fiber)
Knotted Pile
machine-made
pile (textile component)
weaving
Wilton
Wilton carpets
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
157 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.384
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
8675

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