Yarn-sewn Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3035

Description

Yarn-sewn; rectangular form; the field with three medallions with striped centers enclosed by concentric rings and saw-tooth and scalloped borders; a zig-zag stripe and circle-patterned border; all in dark green, light blue, rust, and two shades of mustard yellow yarns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
sewing (process)
wool (textile)
yarn
geometric patterns
Wool
Yarn
Tow
Machine Sewn
Geometric
RUG

Inscription

On a linen label stitched to the back is: ""40 Mr. and Mrs. Bertram K. Little""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

82 x 34 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1526