Artwork : ArchiveNo00129

Victorian Rug 1862




Contributor Name HMS Warrior
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Location Portsea
Collection Date 05.06.08 10.35am
Artefact Name Victorian Rug
Artefact Description 3 x 4.5 metres
Blue interior with geometric floating designs. Edge areas include frames containing geometric designs of various sizes. Cold / warm contrasting colours red, blue and orange. Made of wool. Pre-1860.
Artefact Date 1862
Artefact Stored Captainís Day Cabin, HMS Warrior
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Wool fibres (red and blue) from edging
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History of Artefact It is not the original rug from the Warrior, but the ship would have contained one very similar to this example. Situated in the Captainís Day Cabin. It has been on the ship since 1987. The object is on loan from Sonia Rolt.
Historian Jane Skinner
Previous Owners Sonia Rolt
Special Memories

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