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1991.983 (RS141343)

Description

Rectangular rug; a beige field with a large pot of flowers and two buds worked in red, pink, shades of green, yellow and blue within a scalloped red and green inner border and a brown outer border; yarn is sewn and clipped on a burlap foundation.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1880
Inscriptions
Inscribed on a paper string tag on the left right corner: ""This rug was/made by/Ellen McKeever/of Merrimack/NH/She was born/1833, Married/1857"" [in NFL's script]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
burlap
wool (textile)
yarn
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Burlap
burlap
Machine Sewn
RUG
rugs
Wool
wool (textile)
yarn
Yarn
Dimensions
33.5 x 67 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.983
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3200

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