Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2911

Description

Rectangular form with an undulating flowering vine pattern worked in many shades of green, pink, beige, red and is on a green/brown field with in a navy blue/black border; bound with gray linen tape; worked on a pierced brown wool ground; handmade in chenille shirred method. See photo: negative #46196-1, 7/1993

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
shirring
wool (textile)
Wool
Shirred
RUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

87.5 x 40.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1383