Rag Runner 1498

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3’ 5” x 14’ 3”   A beautiful and colorful vintage American Rag Runner (flat-woven) runner in stripe pattern with a beautiful combination of colors including pink, green, blue, red and yellow.  The runner is in a wide and long format.  This runner's end has been secured using vintage American textiles which has been one of the earliest forms of recycling and repurposing material in the US and clearly adds to the charm of the piece.  It is a great example of sustainable living that was practiced by individuals in the New England region of the United State or African Americans in the Southern part of the Us in their quilts (i.e., Gee's Bend, Alabama Quilts) in the 19th century.

Dimensions:  3’ 5” x 14’ 3”
Date of Manufacture:  1st Quarter of the 1900s
Place of Origin:  United States
Material:  Wool
Condition:  Wear consistent with age and use

SKU: 1498

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