Carpet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1868-1933

GUSN

GUSN-26119

Description

Soumak carpet. Effect is of "braided" wefts. 3 rows red-covered warps finish sides. Fringe finishes ends--it is made of knotted warps and includes some braids. Center has 9 diamond-shaped medallions w/ 8-pointed stars and latchhooks. 2 borders (sm.) then border of same motifs, surrounded by one more border then red warps at edge. Blue, navy blue, rust red, brown, black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carpets
wool (textile)
Wool
CARPET

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

73 x 34 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1386