Runner

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197908

Description

Runner with center panel of fifteen multi-colored medallions going down the center. Each medallion is surrounded by eight curled serrated leaves and six small multi-colored rosettes. The center panel has a blue field. The inner and outer borders have red fields with multi-colored rosettes on a meandering vine. The middle border has a white field with blue and red meandering lines. In each of the pockets formed by the vine there is a tulip, scorpion, and house. Edges are bound in a brick red color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

runners (floor coverings)
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Runner

Inscription

"Runner / red and blue/ 3' wide 17' long / rewrapped 1/19/95" (handwritten on tape with red pen)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P098

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5/16 x 35 7/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.521