Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1865-1880

GUSN

GUSN-3200

Description

Rectangular rug; a beige field with a large pot of flowers and two buds worked in red, pink, shades of green, yellow and blue within a scalloped red and green inner border and a brown outer border; yarn is sewn and clipped on a burlap foundation.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
wool (textile)
yarn
Wool
Burlap
Yarn
Machine Sewn
RUG

Inscription

Inscribed on a paper string tag on the left right corner: ""This rug was/made by/Ellen McKeever/of Merrimack/NH/She was born/1833, Married/1857"" [in NFL's script]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33.5 x 67 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.983

Places

New Hampshire (United States)