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Table Rug

Description

Rectangular form with beige ground patterned with leaves at corners and central floral spray in polychrome fibers; bound with umber colored cottom twill tape; worked on a burlap ground. the flowers and leaves have higher pile than ground (a Waldoboro type rug).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
burlap
clipping (trimming)
cotton (textile)
hooking
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Burlap
burlap
Clipped
clipping (trimming)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hooked
hooking
RUG, THROW
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
18.75 x 24.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1339
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2878

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