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Hooked Rug

1942.4337 (RS35341)

Description

Hooked rug with a blond cherub with blue eyes holding boots and standing behind a red curtain. "Magic Rug" verse inscription.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"THIS MAGIC RUG / DOTH NOT ENCROACH / ROMANTICALLY / TILL NIGHTS APPROACH / THEN CROSS IT NOT! / OR THEE MAY LOOSE / MORE THAN THY / SHAWL & DRESS / PETTICOATS/ AND ALAS / EVEN THY LITTLE SHOES"
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
hooking
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
hooking
Rug
rugs
wool (textile)
Dimensions
39 1/4 x 53 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4337
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57484

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