Carpet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1855-1870

GUSN

GUSN-8675

Description

Rectangular, pieced section of wool cut pile carpeting. Woven design of rows of very large scale geometric medallions on interlocking floral and geometric bands; pale center with floral spray. Between medallions: swirling, two-toned red leafy scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carpets
pile (textile component)
jute (fiber)
weaving
machine-made
wool (textile)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Wilton carpets
Wool
Jute
Knotted Pile
Woven
Floral
Geometric
Wilton
CARPET

Additional Identification Number

B3514

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

157 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.384