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Object Name Rug
Catalog Number 1980.45.21
Maker Beck, William
Date ca. 1955
Material(s) Jute; wool
Dimensions H-23 W-48.25 inches
Description Multi-colored green and brown handmade rug on a handsewn burlap backing. It appears to be a floral pattern with each motif repeated twice. On the back is a paper tag that reads "This rug was made by my cousin Capt. Wm Beck after he retired (ca 1955) / Meg Blanton."
Notes Made by Captain William Beck after his retirment from the U. S. military. Capt. Beck was cousin to the donor, Margaret Gray Blanton.
Collection the Margaret Gray Blanton Collection
People Beck, William
Subjects Rugs
Textile art
Textiles
Floor coverings
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS