SOLD – Bed rug featuring yarn stitched polychrome blue dyed wool, with the initials of the maker, “J.J” and dated 1782

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Bed rug featuring yarn stitched polychrome blue dyed wool, with the initials of the maker, “J.J” and dated 1782. Attributed to Jerusha Foote Johnson (1755-1831) of Colchester, Conn, 1780-1785. The initials “J.J” are attributed to Jerusha Foote Johnson of Colchester, Conn., the daughter of Charles Foote (1723-1795) and Jerusha Chamberlin (1733-1782). Jerusha Foote was married in 1779 to Joseph Johnson (1750-1808), also of Colchester.

Dimensions: height – 80¼ inches, width – 82½ inches.

 

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