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Carpet

Description

Pieced, room-sized carpet woven in "Persian" style; rows of alternating green and red foliated strapwork star crosses with small polychromatic crosses on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1880
Material
jute (fiber)
machine-made
piecing
weaving
weft loop weave
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brussels
CARPET
carpets
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Jute
jute (fiber)
Knotted Pile
machine-made
Oriental
Orientalism
Pieced
piecing
Turkish
weaving
weft loop weave
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
8.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.162A
GUSN
8693

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