Cabistan rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197923

Description

Cabistan rug with center panel of three small latched diamonds centered in larger geometric shapes. The outer diamonds are in toothed hexagons, the center diamond is in an eight pointed star. The inner border is a band of multi-colored rosettes, the middle border is a band of multi-colored eight-pointed stars, three sides of the outer border are a band of multi-colored interlocking shapes. The edges are bound in a grayish color. The center panel has a field of blue. The larger shapes on it were at one time red and yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (textile)
cotton (textile)
Rug

Inscription

"Cabistan" (Handwritten on brown tag formerly attached to upper left corner.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P095

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

3/16 x 43 12/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.518

Places

Caucasus (Asia) [general region]