Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7626

Description

Rectangular multi-colored hooked rug with two baskets of flowers in the center with a tree of life (?) on either side; birds perch on the branches. Eight horses along sides and top border. Bound border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
hooking
wool (textile)
baskets (containers)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
horse (animal)
tree of life (general motif)
Wool
Burlap
Hooked
Fruit Basket
Tree-of-Life
Horse
Bird
RUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

53.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1051.2