Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-57484

Description

Hooked rug with a blond cherub with blue eyes holding boots and standing behind a red curtain. "Magic Rug" verse inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
hooking
wool (textile)
Rug

Inscription

"THIS MAGIC RUG / DOTH NOT ENCROACH / ROMANTICALLY / TILL NIGHTS APPROACH / THEN CROSS IT NOT! / OR THEE MAY LOOSE / MORE THAN THY / SHAWL & DRESS / PETTICOATS/ AND ALAS / EVEN THY LITTLE SHOES"

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39 1/4 x 53 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.4337