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Title: Drugget Carpet
Identifier: 991.3.1
Donor: Mrs. Helen Kaulback
Item Date: 1880-1890
Image Creator: Museums of Mississauga
Creation Date: 2006
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: A woven (twined) rag rug of multicoloured stripe design. History: Originally from Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. A drugget, from the French drouget, meaning 'trash', is a coarse durable woven cloth used chiefly as a floor covering or a protective covering over a more expensive carpet. These are often made from wool formerly used as clothing. A drugget has a cotton warp and a wool filling. REF: Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, by Merriam Webster1991, p. 385.
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