Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7621

Description

Rectangular hand hooked, unshirred rug features tree of life-like plant motif with veined, heart shaped leaves and five-lobbed red flowers, in a basket on a tan field. Flowers and leaves in corners. Bound with blanket stitch in gray wool.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
hooking
wool (textile)
baskets (containers)
tree of life (general motif)
Wool
Burlap
Hooked
Tree-of-Life
Fruit Basket
RUG

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

34.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1026