Stair carpet fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1875-1930

GUSN

GUSN-47411

Description

Rectangular piece of stair carpet with selvage sides. Woven in Morris-inspired polychromatic "Lily" pattern of thin-leaved plants on dark blue ground with floral and geometric borders along sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stair carpets
jute (fiber)
weft loop weave
weaving
machine-made
textiles
wool (textile)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Wool
Jute
Knotted Pile
Woven
Floral
Arts and Crafts
Brussels
Lily
Unidentified Textile
CARPET

Inscription

Woven on back: PRIVATE/PATTERN

Pattern

Lily

Associated Building

Used At Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Morris, William (Designer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

35 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1966.2143

Reference Notes

Perry, Linda. William Morris Textiles. [No Publisher].

Places

Maine (United States)