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Yarn-sewn Rug

1991.1526 (RS35185)

Description

Yarn-sewn; rectangular form; the field with three medallions with striped centers enclosed by concentric rings and saw-tooth and scalloped borders; a zig-zag stripe and circle-patterned border; all in dark green, light blue, rust, and two shades of mustard yellow yarns.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
On a linen label stitched to the back is: ""40 Mr. and Mrs. Bertram K. Little""
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
yarn
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Geometric
geometric patterns
Machine Sewn
RUG
rugs
sewing (process)
Tow
Wool
wool (textile)
yarn
Yarn
Dimensions
82 x 34 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1526
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3035

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