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Hooked Rug

1949.1051.2 (RS120134)

Description

Rectangular multi-colored hooked rug with two baskets of flowers in the center with a tree of life (?) on either side; birds perch on the branches. Eight horses along sides and top border. Bound border.

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
Aves (class)
baskets (containers)
Bird
Burlap
burlap
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fruit Basket
Hooked
hooking
Horse
horse (animal)
RUG
rugs
tree of life (general motif)
Tree-of-Life
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
53.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1051.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7626

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