Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7627

Description

Rectangular hand-hooked and shirred rug; beige tones with bits of red, green, and blue featuring a two-masted, full sail British ship flying the Union Jack; five birds trail the ship. Bound in tan cotton bias tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
shirring
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
flags
ships
Cotton
Burlap
Hooked
Shirred
Ship
Flag
Bird
RUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Floor Covering

Dimensions

31.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1060