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Antigonish Heritage Museum

Rug


Accession number: 2005.052.002
Category: Floor covering
Date: before 2005
Materials: Fibre, mixed, wool; burlap;
Narrative: This piece was made by the Chisholms of Heatherton district. It is unclear as to exactly who made the mat. It was preserved by Elizabeth Chisholm formerly of the Heatherton parish.
Description: Oblong floral design rug; background colour is wheat or beige with black border trim; red floral and beige/brown scroll motif decorate the piece
History of Use: Floor covering used for warmth and decorative purposes in a home.