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Ingrain carpet fragment

Description

Nearly square, with light interlocking strapwork crosses. Eight pointed stars in corner interspaces filled with foliate-like designs with woven polychromatic striped ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Used At Jacob's Farmhouse.
Material
flatweaves
ingrain carpets
jacquard
machine-made
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CARPET
Flatweave
flatweaves
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Geometric
geometric patterns
Industrialization
industrialization
Ingrain
ingrain carpets
jacquard
Jacquard
machine-made
Pieced
piecing
Stripe
stripes
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
69 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.6
GUSN
8722
Reference Notes
Von Rosenstiel, Helene. American Rugs and Carpets. [No Publisher].

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