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Rug Runner

1991.895 (RS34650)

Description

Of long, narrow form, patterned with a flowering vine in shades of tan, red, blue, green tan and brown on a dark green ground. It is enclosed by a green and blue scalloped inner border and a polychrome striped outer border. It has a braided binding and a black cotton sateen background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1885
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
burlap
hooking
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Burlap
burlap
Floral
floral patterns
Hooked
hooking
RUG
runners (floor coverings)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
13 x 22.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.895
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2670

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