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Catalog Number 72.45
Object Name Hand Hooked Rug
Description Hand hooked rug, made up of multi-colored yarn pieces hooked on a rug warp cloth perhaps of monk's cloth. Lined and backed with mattress ticking cloth. Design is geometric diamonds and squares. Maker was probably influenced by a design from an Oriental carpet. The backing is unusual and might suggest that this object was used as a lap robe instead of on the floor.
Accession number 72.45
Title Hand Hooked rug
Material Wool Yarn