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Antigonish Heritage Museum

Rug


Accession number: 2006.043.002
Category: Floor covering
Date: before 2006
Materials: Fibre
Measurements: 103 cm L x 68 cm W
Narrative:

The rugs made by Mary Catherine MacDonald Somers;were from rags and old clothing she coloured herself with commercial dyes.

Description: Rectangle; A long rug with a design of 6 coloured maple leaves in the center. The border is wide with 4 maple leaves, one in every corner, with two green leaves sprouting out from either side of the maple leaves. Centered by the green leaves, on all four sides of the rug's border, is a rose coloured flower. The very edge of the rug is dark.
History of Use: Floor covering used for warmth and decorative purposes in a home.

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