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Hooked Rug

1949.1035 (RS120118)

Description

Rectangular hand hooked and shirred rug has overall multicolored diamond pattern--each enclosing a masonic symbol or floral element. Bound with black cotton; burlap backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
shirring
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Burlap
burlap
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diamond
Hooked
hooking
lozenges
Masonic Symbol
RUG
rugs
Shirred
shirring
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
45.5 x 44 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1035
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7719

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