Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11136

Description

Shirred rug, rectangular form, patterned with a rectangular reserve enclosing two floral sprays and a basket of flowers within a leaf and flowerhead inner border and a "sharkstooth" outer border. Worked in shades of green, red, cream, peach and blue on a variegated brown ground. The foundation fabric is a patchwork of wool and linen fabrics.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
linen (material)
shirring
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Rug

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

68 x 32 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.467