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Carpet fragment

Description

Rectangular strip with selvage sides and hemmed ends. Narrow cotton warp with thick cotton weft. Printed top of faceted rings with rococco-like floral border. Diamonds in between with ground of brown weed on off white. Printed in tans, greys, yellows in imitation of ingrain carpeting.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
USA, New England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
flatweaves
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
CARPET
carpets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Flatweave
flatweaves
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
Geometric
geometric patterns
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
28.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.1039
GUSN
8727

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