Shag rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18638

Description

Shag bedside carpet, probably made of angora wool (mohair). Wool appears yellow, dyed. Hide and wool sewn to canvas backing. Cotton stuffing in between. 2 sections of leather and wool make up the carpet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shag carpets
angora wool
hand sewing
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Angora
Machine Sewn
Arts and Crafts
RUG

Inscription

Ink on back corner: ""24/401""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

64 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1313

Places

New York state (United States)