Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11081

Description

A hooked rug of squared rectangular form, of wool on burlap, with a tape border. The rug has hooked strips of wool on a jute ground. It shows a pictoral scene of a large stag and small dog in the center who are surrounded by flowering vines and crossed branches and "enhanced by a period enframement" (NFL quote). It is on a dark brown and black ground composed of square patches or earthware tones and pinks. [see photo neg#47546-A]

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
jute (fiber)
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dog (animal)
floral patterns
stags
Victorian
Wool
Jute
Hooked
Stag
Cotton
Burlap
Victorian
Dog
Floral
RUG

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

67 x 76 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.674