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Brussels rug

Description

Rectangular, wool Brussels; "oriental" style; rectangular center block with abstract floral shapes in yellow, red and white; grey ground. Multi-layered floral border.

Details

Maker
Lowell Manufacturing Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
Woven on back: Lowell
Location of origin
Lowell, MA, USA
Material
cotton (textile)
jute (fiber)
machine-made
piecing
weaving
weft loop weave
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brussels
Brussels carpets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Jute
jute (fiber)
Knotted Pile
machine-made
Oriental
Orientalism
Pieced
piecing
RUG
weaving
weft loop weave
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
38 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.176
GUSN
9205

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