Table Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2878

Description

Rectangular form with beige ground patterned with leaves at corners and central floral spray in polychrome fibers; bound with umber colored cottom twill tape; worked on a burlap ground. the flowers and leaves have higher pile than ground (a Waldoboro type rug).

Details

Descriptive Terms

burlap
clipping (trimming)
cotton (textile)
hooking
wool (textile)
Wool
Cotton
Burlap
Hooked
Clipped
RUG, THROW

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18.75 x 24.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1339