Ersari Beshir rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-197914

Description

Woven wool Ersari Beshir rug with center panel of thirteen diagonal rows of blue and red diamonds. There is one large border of diamonds alternating with flowering trees on a red field. There are two smaller borders of multi-colored bands separated by white dots. At either end is a woven cotton band with a zigzag design in red, green, purple, and blue. The edges are bound in dark blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Ersari
Rug

Inscription

" 1of 4 Bokara SWP" (handwritten)
"03HI" (On fabric)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P091
FD429

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4/16 x 44 8/16 x 77 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.514

Places

Uzbekistan