Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197897

Description

Woven wool rug with center panel of four connected rectangles. Within each rectangle is a large octagon. Two of them have eight-pointed stars, diamonds and little birds. The other two have a diamond made of rosettes and birds. The blue field of each rectangle has eight-pointed stars, rosettes, s-shapes, very plump botehs and birds. The third rectangle from the top has a figure of a man in the right corner. The rectangles are connected by tree of life designs. There are three main borders. Two borders are multi-colored diagonal lines at all different angles. The other has wide multi-colored diagonal bands with latch-hooks in them. The edges are bound in an ivory-tan color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Rug

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P086

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/16 x 46 8/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.509