Two Shaker Woven Silk Rag Rugs and a Blue and White Woven Cotton Area Rug
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
- Date / Time :
- August 11, 2012 10:00AM
Two Shaker Woven Silk Rag Rugs and a Blue and White Woven Cotton Area Rug, Mount Lebanon, New York, or Hancock, Massachusetts, late 19th century, composed of multicolored strips of silk having a variegated stripe pattern, with silk warp threads, (one with minor losses), 39 x 75 and 35 1/2 in. x 8 ft. 4 in.; and a blue and white woven cotton rug woven in a geometric pattern, (toning, wear, losses, stains), 13 ft. 6 in. x 8 ft. 2 in.
The smaller silk rug has losses to both the warp threads and the silk weft in a few areas. The large area rug is very stained and the blue is unevenly faded. It may have been in storage for quite some time.