Wool, cotton, burlap
Overall: 31 1/4 x 62 x 1/2 in. ( 79.4 x 157.5 x 1.3 cm )
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.
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.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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