Accession number: 2014.12.30
Date: circa 1900 – 1940
Materials: wool; burlap
Measurements: 95.4 cm L x 46.5 cm W
Description: This object is a rectangular hooked rug comprised of various colours with floral details. The outer border of the rug is comprised of dark grey and navy blue wool. There is a slightly thinner red border further inside the rug, followed by a much thinner border of black. The main rectangular inner portion of the rug is comprised of horizontal lines of various colours of wool (predominantly cream and beige-coloured with instances of blacks, browns, greys, pinks and blues). Located on the proper left and proper right of this rug's inner portion are semi-mirrored flower patterns. This consists of a cream-coloured flower with six petals and two green leaves on short stems each coming from the top and bottom of both flowers. The flower on the proper right side of the rug only contains one different petal which is red in colour, with the five other petals being cream-coloured. The flower on the proper left side contains four petals which have red and pink detailing, with two other petals being cream-coloured.
History of Use: Blandford family of Eva Meisner Publicover (1882-1968)