Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-305359

Description

Prayer rug with geometric pattern on blue field. Serrated leaf and wineglass border. Repeating triangle guard. At one end S-sided ghul to be oriented towards Mecca.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prayer rugs
wool (hair)
Rug, Prayer
Rug, Prayer

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Middle East

Dimensions

42 1/2 x 30 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.436