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hearth rug/table runner: multi-coloured w/galloon trim; initialed EDG

Object Number: 
INV.14858
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Linen, wool, galloon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/2 x 56 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 69.8 x 142.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: in cross stitch on base of large vase: "E D G"
Description: 
Rectangular hearth rug or table runner with wool appliqué and embroidery on black woolen ground; large, two-handled vase at bottom center containing a variety of flowers on long, curving stems, with a smaller vase at center of each short side and a large oak leaf in each corner; stems, outlines, and other linear details in chain stitch, and some edges finished in blanket stitch; galloon trim and backing of natural linen.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group