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Tapestry carpet fragment

Description

Rectangular strip; one selvage edge. Woven in polychromatic tapestry style with central oval medallion; floral center surrounded by muted flowers and leaves. Two-toned green floral diaper ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Associated Building
Used At Old City Hall (Boston, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
jute (fiber)
machine-made
pile (textile component)
tapestry (process)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CARPET
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Jute
jute (fiber)
Knotted Pile
machine-made
pile (textile component)
tapestry (process)
tapestry Brussels
Tapestry Weave
weaving
Wilton
Wilton carpets
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
15.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.38B
GUSN
8710

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