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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.
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]
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
33.5 x 67 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
New Hampshire (United States)