Cabistan rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197855

Description

Woven wool Cabistan rug. The center panel has nine rows containing six multi-colored octagons in each. In between the octagons are multi-colored diamonds. The first border consists of repeating diamonds in various colors. The middle border is a variant on the latch-hook design. The outermost border has alternating crosses and Xs. The edges are bound in royal blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
Rug

Inscription

"7500-13 / Cabistan" (Handwritten paper tag.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P059

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

2/16 x 44 8/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.482

Places

Caucasus (Asia) [general region]