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

Dimensions

67 x 76 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.674