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Shag rug

1998.1313 (RS23370)

Description

Shag bedside carpet, probably made of angora wool (mohair). Wool appears yellow, dyed. Hide and wool sewn to canvas backing. Cotton stuffing in between. 2 sections of leather and wool make up the carpet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Ink on back corner: ""24/401""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
angora wool
hand sewing
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Angora
angora wool
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
RUG
shag carpets
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
64 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1313
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18638

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