Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-2827

Description

The rug is of rectangular form, patterned with three sprays of roses and feathery, leaves in shades of red, rose, green, blue, beige and yellow on a varregated rose and medium blue ground. Bound with blue-lavendar cotton twill tape. The rose blossoms are raised with "Waldoboro" type petals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
hooking
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Burlap
Hooked
Waldoboro
Floral
Rose
Rug

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30 1/4 x 58 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1279