A Circular Shirred Rug with a Stylized Urn of Flowers
Rugs & Textiles
43.5 inches inches
41 inches inches
A Circular Shirred Rug with a Stylized Urn of Flowers American, found in New England, circa 1840.
A small urn filled with colorful flowers is used as the focal point of a vibrant aura of multi-colored concentric circles. This rug represents a rare example of the shirring technique used within a circular format and is truly an extraordinary example of rug-making and folk art. 43-1/2 in. x 41 in. mounted. Illustrated: American Hooked and Sewn Rugs, Folk Art Underfoot by Joel & Kate Kopp, pg. 33, fig 32.
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