Table Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2770

Description

Of rectangular form, patterned with a spray of polychrome flowers and leaves within an oval reserve of medium blue field and shiped border. An outer-border of four braided roses in red and black. Polychrome wool yarns hooked and clipped in raised "Waldoboro style" on a linen foundation.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table carpets
table linens
braiding
clipping (trimming)
hooking
linen (material)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Wool
Linen
Clipped
Braided
Hooked
Floral
THROW, TABLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

22.125 x 36 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1218