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Rug, “La Salle Wilton” Pattern, ca. 1928

This is a rug. It was manufactured by Bigelow-Hartford Carpet Company.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Yale University Art Gallery as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1928. Its medium is wool.

Bigelow-Hartford flattened and abstracted traditional French floral-wreath and basket patterning.

It is credited Lent by Yale University Art Gallery, John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959, 2010.158.12.

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Its dimensions are

68.58 x 137.16 cm (27 x 54 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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