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1991.952 (RS35196)

Description

Shirred rug, wool on cotton ground with a bold flower design in red and green on black ground at center.Bordered by a stylized flowering vine on a yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
A safety pin holds a metal edged tag with the numeral 10 on each side.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
shirring
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Rug
rugs
shirring
wool (textile)
Dimensions
64 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.952
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2726

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