Cabistan runner

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197917

Description

Woven wool Cabistan runner with center panel of a red field with eleven medallions by a central pole. Every other medallion is surrounded by four rams horns. Interspersed between the medallions and rams horns are rosettes, diamonds, eight-pointed stars. The inner border consists of multi-colored hexagons on a dark maroon field. The middle border has a white field with multi-colored S-shapes that have squares with wings in the center. The outer border has a red field with alternating, multi-colored eight-pointed stars and rectangular shaped hexagons. At both ends there are cotton bands. The edges are bound in yellow, except for the bottom end which is bound in red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Cabistan" (Paper handwritten tag formerly attached to top left corner.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P092

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2/16 x 40 3/16 x 178 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.515

Places

Caucasus (Asia) [general region]