Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197909

Description

Rug with no pile, it has a very rough feel. The center panel has a large diamond in the center. The field inside and outside the diamond is covered with large and small connected palmettes. There are three borders. The inner border has brown and white rosettes separated by pink blocks on the sides, brown Xs on the ends. The middle border has alternating brown and pink shield shape designs. The outer border has pink rosettes joined by leaves. There is a strip of black fabric sewn across the face of the carpet. The top edge has no fringe. The bottom edge has knotted balls of cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
cotton (textile)
Rug

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P089

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

1/16 x 50 10/16 x 81 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.512