Piece of ingrain carpeting

American or English
mid-19th century

Object Place: U.S.A. or England


103.5 x 20.5 cm (40 3/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool double-cloth weave

Not On View


Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Piece of ingrain carpeting. Double-cloth weave; all wool yarns in shades or red and yellow-green. Shows part of a design composed of scrolling oak or acanthus leaves, rosettes and ivy, with a secondary striped effect in the greens. Colors reverse on back. Selvedge along one side; other side turned under. Ends raveling. A few stains and breaks.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Mighill