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Carpet fragment

Description

Rectangular carpet woven in Oriental style; bright polychromatic rows of rectangles broken up and divided by floral motifs. Rectangles further divided by interior lines with geometric motifs; blue or red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Paint and ink on back: 712/62 [small 2 underlined]
Material
cotton (textile)
jute (fiber)
machine-made
piecing
weaving
weft loop weave
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Brussels
CARPET
carpets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Jute
jute (fiber)
Knotted Pile
machine-made
Oriental
Orientalism
Pieced
piecing
weaving
weft loop weave
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
53.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.161D
GUSN
8698

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