Object photography

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Object description

  • Tuscarora artist
  • Mat, mid-19th century
  • Moosehair, wool, cotton, dye
  • New York, United States
  • L: 11 in, W: 11 in (L: 27.9 cm, W: 27.9 cm)
  • E20836

DESCRIPTION

This is a lamp mat. It is made of stiffened black cloth with a purple flowered cloth print backing. The top surface has an undecorated central square and is decorated along the sides with moose hair in dense floral patterns.