Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2824

Description

Large square format-patterned with a centered, leaf-edged reserve enclosing a large rose blossom and other flower heads within a variegated field of roseheads, rose sprigs, leafy vines, and oak leaf band border worked in shades of red, green, brown, beige and blue on a burlap foundation; some yarns are looped and some are clipped; backed in black canvas.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Cotton
Wool
Burlap
Hooked
Floral
Rug

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

109 1/2 x 108 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1276