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1992.490 (RS85229)

Description

Rectangular form with central floral wreath flanked by vases of flowers within a contiguous border of striped circles; the pattern is in raised, clipped silk; the ground is worked in horizontal bands of green, yellow, red, blue, black, and beige on a beige ground; there is a black green wool fringe on all sides; it is backed in tan.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
Machine Sewn
RUG
rugs
sewing (process)
Tow
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
68.5 x 25.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.490
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11162

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