Rug, "La Salle Wilton" pattern Manufacturer: Bigelow-Hartford Carpet Company (American, 1914–1929)

ca. 1928

American Decorative Arts

Not on view




27 × 54 in. (68.6 × 137.2 cm)

Credit Line

John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959

Accession Number



20th century


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Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, New York, by 1986–88; John C. Waddell, New York 1988–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

  • Sarah D. Coffin, Stephen Harrison, and Emily M. Orr, The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s, exh. cat. (Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2017), 131, 328, no. 22, fig. 170.
  • "Acquisitions," (accessed March 1, 2012).
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 35, no. 14.
  • Doretta Davanzo Poli, Twentieth-century Fabrics: European and American Designers and Manufactures (Milan: Skira, 2007), 271, ill.
  • Alastair Duncan, American Art Deco (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1986), 133, ill.

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“la salle / wilton / 15364 / Color: 6 / made by bigelow-hartford / carpet co. / estab. 1825 / Mills at Thompsonville, Conn. and Clinton, Mass,” on label affixed to back; “27 × 54,” stamped on label

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