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

Dimensions

53.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1051.2