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Hooked Rug

1949.1026 (RS120109)

Description

Rectangular hand hooked, unshirred rug features tree of life-like plant motif with veined, heart shaped leaves and five-lobbed red flowers, in a basket on a tan field. Flowers and leaves in corners. Bound with blanket stitch in gray wool.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
burlap
hooking
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
baskets (containers)
Burlap
burlap
Fruit Basket
Hooked
hooking
RUG
rugs
tree of life (general motif)
Tree-of-Life
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
34.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1026
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7621

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