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Table Rug

Description

Of rectangular form, patterned with a spray of polychrome flowers and leaves within an oval reserve of medium blue field and shiped border. An outer-border of four braided roses in red and black. Polychrome wool yarns hooked and clipped in raised "Waldoboro style" on a linen foundation.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
braiding
clipping (trimming)
hooking
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Braided
braiding
Clipped
clipping (trimming)
Floral
floral patterns
Hooked
hooking
Linen
linen (material)
table carpets
table linens
THROW, TABLE
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
22.125 x 36 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1218
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2770

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