Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-61567

Description

A large rectangular hooked rug with a central diamond motif of patchwork diamonds surrounded by a scallop-edged diamond border, all on a brown ground. The outer border is a band of repeating blue, purple and brown diamonds. The spandrels are filled with green leafy vines and flowers on a brown ground. The original colors have faded.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
hooking
textiles
Rug
Unidentified Textile
Hooked
Rug

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

86.75 x 53.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.4639