Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-197924

Description

Rug with center medallion of a rosette within an eight-pointed star surrounded by eight palmettes. The field around the medallion has a meandering vine that connects a variety of serrated leaves, rosettes and palmettes. The inner and outer borders have pale pink rosettes on a meandering vine. The middle border has the Herati design consisting of a rosette or palmette within two lancet shaped leaves. The edges are bound in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
silk (fiber)
Rug

Inscription

"#3043/ 5 (7) x 3(7) =2/ Beat" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to lower left corner)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P094

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

2/16 x 43 5/16 x 76 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.517

Places

Persia (Asia) [historical region]