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Rug

1992.467 (RS133287)

Description

Shirred rug, rectangular form, patterned with a rectangular reserve enclosing two floral sprays and a basket of flowers within a leaf and flowerhead inner border and a "sharkstooth" outer border. Worked in shades of green, red, cream, peach and blue on a variegated brown ground. The foundation fabric is a patchwork of wool and linen fabrics.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
shirring
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
linen (material)
Rug
rugs
shirring
wool (textile)
Dimensions
68 x 32 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.467
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11136

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