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Hooked Rug

1991.1521 (RS35186)

Description

Rectangular form with conforming field with trees, stag, birds, and flowers within a flower sprig border; yarn sewn in wool in shades of blue, green, butternut, cream on a linen foundation; backed with denim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
On the back on a round tag, inscribed in ink: ""From Mason House, Bethel, Maine""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
clipping (trimming)
linen (material)
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
yarn
Object type
Floor Coverings
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
clipping (trimming)
linen (material)
Rug
rugs
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
yarn
Dimensions
62 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1521
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3030

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