Hooked rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-61574

Description

This rectangular hooked rug is decorated with rows of repeating multi-colored scallops along each edge, oriented with the curves facing the center longitude of the rug. A series of multi-colored diamonds runs the center length of the rug where the two scallop rows meet. Each scallop is outlined in dark green. This pattern is also called "lambstongue."

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
hooking
textiles
wool (textile)
Rug
Unidentified Textile
Hooked
Wool
Rug

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

47.375 x 29 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.4673