Ingrain carpet fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-8663

Description

L-shaped piece with selvage sides and one end bound with striped wool tape. Woven in large-scale floral designs with polychromatic striped ground; predominantly green, red, browns and cream.

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,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

35 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1993.508

Places

New York state (United States)