Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1950

GUSN

GUSN-308460

Description

Prayer rug with pentagonal field with point to Mecca. Serrated leaf and wine glass pattern, and rosette border. Primary colors are yellow, brown and red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
wool (hair)
Rug, PrayerRug, Prayer

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Middle East

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects

Dimensions

59 x 37 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.437