Hooked Rug

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7719

Description

Rectangular hand hooked and shirred rug has overall multicolored diamond pattern--each enclosing a masonic symbol or floral element. Bound with black cotton; burlap backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rugs
burlap
cotton (textile)
hooking
shirring
wool (textile)
lozenges
Wool
Burlap
Cotton
Hooked
Shirred
Masonic Symbol
Diamond
RUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

45.5 x 44 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1035