Hamadan rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-197808

Description

Woven wool rug. In the center is a pole medallion surrounded by various types of flowers. The parterns on the rug are symmetrical. Three fourths of the edges are bound in navy blue and the remaning fourth is bound in light blue. At either end is a woven cotton strip, one with a fringe and the other without. The middle border is a vine of alternating rosettes and boteh in various repeating colors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
Hamadan
Rug

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P043
FD4332

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 10/16 x 5/16 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.466

Places

Persia (Asia) [historical region]