Cabistan rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197893

Description

Woven wool Cabistan rug. in the center panel is a pole medallion containing crosses, rosettes, windows, and y-shaped trees. The field outside the medallion has multi-colored botehs. There is a diamond and spiked T design going down both sides. There are four borders. Three borders are small latch-hook designs, the other has multi-colored diamonds in a tree branch pattern. The edges are bound in orange. At both ends there is a section where the fringe is brown and white speckled instead of plain white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Rug

Inscription

"Cabistan" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to lower right corner. )
"4 - Rugs / 1 from Dining room / 1 Blue Rug Catheret / sewing room / 2) upstairs Hall / Cleaned June 11, 1956" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to lower right corner.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P085

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

6/16 x 44 15/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.508