Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-2825

Description

Rectangular form, patterned with a 4-sided medallion with stepped corners and striped interior enclosing 4 flowerheads and 4 leaves. The medallion enclosed by leafy sprigs at each corner and variegated band border, worked in shades of green, rose, beige, brown and black. Bound in dark brown cotton twills tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Cotton
Burlap
Hooked
Floral
Geometric
Rug

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

39.5 x 44.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1277