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Area or scatter rug

Description

Rectangular, flat woven; coarse purple-grey and beige wool yarn; off white cotton warp. Geometric pattern of interlocking octagons and 8-point stars with dot centers forming tracery appearance. Wide dark border; fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
flatweaves
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
area rugs
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Flatweave
flatweaves
Geometric
geometric patterns
RUG
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
39 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.71.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
9203

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