Carpet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2883

Description

Large, room-size, rectangular form comprised of 36" strips of striped carpeting, handsewn together. Tapestry weave with cotton or linen warp and wool weft. The stripes are of varying widths in shades of green, brown, yellow, cream and black. Edges are bound with homemade wool tape patterned in green, red, and white stripes. A factory woven piece made using chemical dyes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carpets
cotton (textile)
wool (hair)
stripes
Cotton
Woven
Striped
Carpet

Associated Building

Used At House in South Paris, Maine,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

108 x 216 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1346

Places

Maine (United States)