|Object Name||Rug, Animal Skin|
|Maker||Crosby Frisian Fur Co.|
|Used||Blue Mountain Lake?|
Large, black, animal-shaped fur rug, probably black bear, with black/gray wool felt backing. A burlap lining is visible through tears in the hide. Rivets are seen on the verso. Two large loops are sewn to the verso near the hind feet (the widest part of the rug). Label sewn on verso at hind end, center, says "The Crosby Frisian/ Fur Co./ Rochester, NY"
No # found on object
Is this a rug or a lap robe?
|Notes||The Crosby Frisian Fur Co. of Rochester, NY specialized in tanning, taxidermy, and head-mounting, and made rugs, robes, and coats from hides sent in by clients. Their motto: "Let us tan your hide"|
|Dimensions||W-72 L-74 inches|
|Other number||AM 0826|
|Species||Rug, Animal Skin|