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Hooked Rug

1949.1060 (RS120143)

Description

Rectangular hand-hooked and shirred rug; beige tones with bits of red, green, and blue featuring a two-masted, full sail British ship flying the Union Jack; five birds trail the ship. Bound in tan cotton bias tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
shirring
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Burlap
burlap
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Flag
flags
Hooked
hooking
RUG
rugs
Ship
ships
Shirred
shirring
Dimensions
31.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1060
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7627

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