Oriental rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-8063

Description

Deep reddish brown field; blue, cream and lighter red motifs; major guls and flattened octagons; leaf and gargoyle forms in outer sedments. Minor guls: cruciform diamonds. Narrow guard borders. Ends have tapestry-woven skirts; deep red with triple narrow blue stripes. Plain fringes. Blue selveges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Oriental rugs
goat hair
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
tapestry (process)
wool (textile)
weaving
cruciform
lozenges
gargoyles
güls
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Tekke (Turkoman textile style)
Wool
Hair
Turkoman
Tekke
Gul
Leaf
Gargoyle
Cruciform
Diamond
Tapestry Weave
Woven
RUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Tekke Turkoman (Maker)

Dimensions

81.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1001