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Hooked rug

Object Number: 
1944.211
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, burlap
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 1/4 x 62 x 1/2 in. ( 79.4 x 157.5 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular woolen hooked rug with cut pile and burlap foundation; eagle with outstretched wings at center standing upon a shield with vertical red and white stripes below a blue field with fourteen white stars, in landscape with snow-capped mountains in the distance; border with red, white, and blue banners alternating with oak leaves and acorns; black woolen(?) binding and beige cotton backing.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this rug was purchased at the C. L. Lawrence sale, AAA #288. It is illustrated in "International Studio," June 1922.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group