Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-4605

Description

Grenfell-type scenic hooked rug depicting one flying goose on left, two geese with crooked necks on left and parts of two ducks; sprigs of green and white and varigated red and green sprigs randomly placed on gold ground; birds are white bodied with yellow highlights and outlined in brown; wide brown border frames the entire scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ducks (birds)
geese
Burlap
Cotton
Goose
Duck
Hooked
RUG

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

AFTER Grenfell (Maker)

Location of Origin

Labrador

Dimensions

26.25 x 43.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.797