Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-24793

Description

Rectangular w/ two fringed edges. Blues, red, cream and brown. Series of thin line borders flanking the three-part primary border of a diamond-like spearhead border enclosing a stylized floral border. The central design consists of geometric medallions w/ star centers enclosed by hexagonal medallions in a square block. The juncture of blocks create diamond pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
hemp (fiber)
wool (textile)
Wool
Hemp
RUG

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

81.75 x 38.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.399