Common carpet fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-47089

Description

Although ID'd as carpeting and carpeting was made like this, this fragment could just as well be a piece of blanketing. Rectangular piece of early "common" carpeting woven in birdseye twill weave. 3-1/2" wide navy blue stripes intersecting to form windowpane checks with 1" wide stripes of "prussian blue" and white linen creating narrow windowpanes within on olive-tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carpets
fragments
twill
flatweaves
hand weaving
linen (material)
textiles
wool (textile)
geometric patterns
checker pattern
Wool
Linen
Woven
Flatweave
Woven Check
Geometric
Twilled
Windowpane
Unidentified Textile
CARPET

Related Items

Title Blanket Accession Number 1935.1269
Title Coverlet/blanket Accession Number 1956.64

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

35.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1964.406

Places

Connecticut (United States)