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Hooked Rug

Description

Rectangular form, patterned with a 4-sided medallion with stepped corners and striped interior enclosing 4 flowerheads and 4 leaves. The medallion enclosed by leafy sprigs at each corner and variegated band border, worked in shades of green, rose, beige, brown and black. Bound in dark brown cotton twills tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Burlap
burlap
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hooked
hooking
Rug
rugs
Dimensions
39.5 x 44.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1277
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2825

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