Shirred Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2196

Description

Rectangular; central panel with large medallion with leaves and birds, enclosed by wide end- and narrow side- borders patterned with leaves on variegated ground; worked in shades of pink, red, beige and green in wool and cotton on linen ground; backed with brown canvas.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
shirring
wool (textile)
Wool
Cotton
Linen
Shirred
RUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.217