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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.467