Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3030

Description

Rectangular form with conforming field with trees, stag, birds, and flowers within a flower sprig border; yarn sewn in wool in shades of blue, green, butternut, cream on a linen foundation; backed with denim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
clipping (trimming)
linen (material)
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
yarn
Rug
Rug

Inscription

On the back on a round tag, inscribed in ink: ""From Mason House, Bethel, Maine""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Coverings

Dimensions

62 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1521

Places

Maine (United States)