Wool, linen, cotton
Overall: 39 x 70 x 3/4 in. ( 99.1 x 177.8 x 1.9 cm )
Rectangular patched rug with scraps of woolen cloth sewn to linen foundation; rectangular dappled gray bar at center surrounded by wide border with meandering floral vine on black ground; cotton patchwork backing.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
The technique used to make this patched rug, called "button" or "patchwork," involved the applicat