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Lot 32: Shaker Rag Rug

$1,298.00

Estimate: $800 – $1,200
Sold: $1,298

Floor runner, woven from fabric scraps, as described in Shaker Textile Arts, Beverly Gordon, University Press of New England, p. 96, “By the Civil War period, a particular style of Shaker Rag Rug had evolved. It was subtle but inventive, and a sense of unity, order and balance was inherent in it.”, woven in twisted strips of reds, blacks, blue/green, and cream/whites, alternating every 2″ to 6″ in the pattern, Canterbury Shakers, c. 1850-1870, 16′ 6″ l, 2′ 2″ w.

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Shaker rag rug, 16′ 6″ l, 2′ 2″ w