Prayer rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197823

Description

Woven wool rug. The center panel has a mihrab that as rosettes on it. To the right of the mihrab is a comb. The rest of the panel contains multi-colored hanging lamps. There are three borders. The inner and middle borders are very geometric in style. The outermost border is a band of multi-colored rosettes. At the bottom of the rug there is a strip in which the inner most borders do not match up correctly. The edges of the rug are bound in red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prayer rugs
wool (textile)
Rug, Prayer

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P052

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

45 11/16 x 2/16 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.475