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Hooked Rug

Description

Large square format-patterned with a centered, leaf-edged reserve enclosing a large rose blossom and other flower heads within a variegated field of roseheads, rose sprigs, leafy vines, and oak leaf band border worked in shades of red, green, brown, beige and blue on a burlap foundation; some yarns are looped and some are clipped; backed in black canvas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Burlap
burlap
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Hooked
hooking
Rug
rugs
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
109 1/2 x 108 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1276
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2824

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