Kurdish rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197886

Description

Woven wool Kurdish rug. The center panel has a yellow eight-pointed star in the center. The star is in the center of an aqua rosette. There is a yellow rosette at each corner of the star. There is a tree of life design at each end of the center panel. In each corner are diamond shapes with triangle wings. The ends of the border have a t-head pattern and the sides have a simple meander design. The edges are bound in light purple.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Kurdish
Rug

Inscription

"7506-13 / Kurd" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to the lower right corner.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P070

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/16 x 31 15/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.493

Places

Persia (Asia) [historical region]