Dagestan rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197904

Description

Wool Dagestan rug with large center panel containing six rows of five eight pointed stars enclosed and connected by a rams horn design. There are six rows of three palmettes alternating with two stylized tulips. At one time the background was a dark blue and contains a multi-colored figure eight design. The fringe is striped with purple and a salmon color. The edges are bound with alternating bands of purple and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Dagestan
Rug

Inscription

"Daghestan" (Handwritten in black on tan tag formerly attached to lower right corner.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P096

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

2/16 x 46 2/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.519

Places

Caucasus (Asia) [general region]