Brussels rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9205

Description

Rectangular, wool Brussels; "oriental" style; rectangular center block with abstract floral shapes in yellow, red and white; grey ground. Multi-layered floral border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Brussels carpets
cotton (textile)
jute (fiber)
weft loop weave
weaving
machine-made
piecing
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Orientalism
Wool
Cotton
Woven
Knotted Pile
Oriental
Brussels
Pieced
Floral
Jute
RUG

Inscription

Woven on back: Lowell

Maker

Lowell Manufacturing Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Lowell, MA, USA

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

38 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1980.176

Places

Massachusetts (United States)