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Area or scatter rug

Description

A rectangular, flat woven rug of coane purple-grey and beige wool yarn with off white cotton warp. It is woven in a geometric pattern of interlocking octogans and 8-point stars with dot centers forming a tracery appearance. It has a wide dark border with fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
flatweaves
textiles
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
area rugs
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Flatweave
flatweaves
Geometric
geometric patterns
RUG
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
74 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.71.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50636

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