Oriental rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-7547

Description

Field of deep red with motifs in cream, beige, brown. Overall pattern of diamond guls edged in white; wide Chodor-type border at ends. Wide borders at sides with hexagonal guls; narrower ones at ends. Checkered red and brown selveges. Plain brown tapestry- wovern skirts at ends with plain fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Oriental rugs
goat hair
knotted pile
wool (textile)
fringe
tapestry (process)
güls
geometric patterns
checker pattern
lozenges
Chodor
Yomud
Wool
Hair
Turkoman
Yomud
Chodor
Checkered
Tapestry Weave
Diamond
Geometric
Fringe
Knotted Pile
Gul
RUG

Pattern

Checkered

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USSR; Turkestan

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

94 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1015