Rug

Multicolored knitted rug attributed to Sister Elvira Hulett, Church Family, Hancock, MA

ca. 1893

Object ID
1957.8574.1
Community
Massachusetts, Hancock
Makers
Hulett, Elvira Curtis (1805-1895)
Description

Multi-color knitted round rug. Consists of knitted strips in graduated widths, sewn together creating eleven circles spiraling from the center. Rug is backed with heavy cotton fabric. Some of the rug's design is in the knitting, some carefully applied on top of strips.

Notes

Blog post on Sister Elvira's rugs: https://shakerml.wordpress.com/2016/07/13/the-knit-rugs-of-elvira-hulett/

Massachusetts, Hancock

Massachusetts,  Hancock

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