Tapestry carpet fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-8710

Description

Rectangular strip; one selvage edge. Woven in polychromatic tapestry style with central oval medallion; floral center surrounded by muted flowers and leaves. Two-toned green floral diaper ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tapestry Brussels
fragments
cotton (textile)
pile (textile component)
jute (fiber)
weaving
machine-made
tapestry (process)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Wilton carpets
Wool
Cotton
Jute
Knotted Pile
Tapestry Weave
Woven
Wilton
Floral
CARPET

Associated Building

Used At Old City Hall (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

15.75 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1970.38B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)