Ingrain carpet fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1851-1875

GUSN

GUSN-8661

Description

Narrow strip of ingrain carpeting with selvage sides. Woven design of large flowers and portions of angular, multi-lined medallion on woven green and blue striped ground; stripes running from selvage to selvage. Colors: green, blue, orange and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ingrain carpets
fragments
flatweaves
ingrain carpets
jacquard
weaving
wool (textile)
floral patterns
stripes
Wool
Floral
Flatweave
Stripe
Ingrain
Jacquard
CARPET

Label

Label "Waiting for a Gallery" Ingrain carpet is a reversible, double-woven floor covering. The example with a diamond pattern, made in England, dates to the late 18th century; the other patterns were made in the United States about 1860. All three were found in the same house.

Associated Building

Used At Asa Douglas House,

Additional Identification Number

1993.524

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

36 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia Stewart and Caleb Stewart

Accession Number

1993.865

Places

New York state (United States)