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

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