Bed rug featuring yarn stitched polychrome ochre dyed wool, with the initials of the maker, “LL” and dated 1804

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Bed rug featuring yarn stitched polychrome ochre dyed wool, with the initials of the maker, “LL” and dated 1804. Attributed to Lucy Williams Lathrop (1760-1843) of Lebanon, Conn.
Purchased by Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques in 2005 from a direct descendant of the maker, Lucy Williams Lathrop of Lebanon, Conn. The daughter of Veach Williams (1727-1804), Lucy Williams was married to Charles Lathrop/Lothrop (1755-1849) in Lebanon in 1791.

Dimensions: length – 88 inches, width – 86½ inches.

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