Catalogue: Rugs (36)


Geometric Hooked Rug; Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $425.00   

This original pattern hooked rug combines a central diamond shaped pattern with multicolor 1 - 1 1/2 inch squares. While at first glance, the coloration of the squares may appear random, in fact the center area is quite deliberate. What we would call a Nine Patch in quilt terminology is at the very center surrounded by a red and tan frame with blue corners and the same red used for the corners of the entire center diamond. The rug is in excellent condition. It is made of wool. Measurements are... Click for details      
  
Geometric Hooked Rug; Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Log Cabin Pattern Hooked Rug; Circa 1920;New York
  Log Cabin Pattern Hooked Rug; Circa 1920;New York   $385

This hooked rug is done in a quilt pattern known as Straight Furrows Log Cabin. The diagonal lights and darks make a wonderful design. The rug is made of wool; circa 1920's; from New York State. The rug itself is in excellent condition. Measurements are 18" x 36". It is mounted on a homemade stretcher that, in all honesty, is not an enhancement. It should probably be re-mounted or it could be used as a table mat without being mounted.

Abstract Floral Rug: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania   $625  

This unusual floral abstract design rug is done with a technique called prodding or poking. It is similar to hooking but different in that the ends of the strips of fabric are not secured. The strips are poked through the foundation and the ends left loose creating a shaggy surface. The design of this rug, combined with the loose texture, produce a wonderful effect. The rug measures 19 1/2" x 72". It is made almost entirely of wool. The size and design allow it to be displayed equally well... Click for details
Abstract Floral Rug: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania
Cats Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Cats Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $985

The two cats left out of playing with the red ball in this rug look a bit out of sorts. Perhaps they will cheer up when their turn comes. This appealing oval shaped hooked rug measures 24" x 38". It is made of cottons with a cotton backing. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920. Condition is excellent.

Roosters Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $875.00  

This charming rug depicts three roosters in profile. It is made of cottons; circa 1930. The front is in excellent condition. The backing has some stitched reinforcements along the binding. They are not visible on the front. Measurements are 22" x 39". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
Roosters Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Large Abstract Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Large Abstract Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $3,850

This Hit or Miss hooked rug combines an open center pattern framed by a more structured border. The huge variety of colors makes it adaptable to virtually any environment. The rug measures 70" x 85". It appears to be in un-used condition. It was made by Elda Dickey of Portage, Pennsylvania; circa 1930.

Cat Braided Rug: Circa 1950   $595  

This charming braided cat rug would be equally happy on a floor or wall. It is made of heavy wools and should be sturdy enough to be suitable on a floor. Measurements are 34" x 47" to the top of the ears. It is in excellent condition.
Cat Braided Rug: Circa 1950
Light and Dark Log Cabin Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920
  Light and Dark Log Cabin Hooked Rug: Ca. 1920   $1,150

This hooked rug is made to look like the Log Cabin pattern usually associated with quilts. One can see this rug in several ways; there are five light and dark blocks; pinwheels and hourglasses. Lights and darks are well placed to give lots of movement. It is mounted on a stretcher measuring 40" square. Made of wools; circa 1920. Ex- Barbara Johnson collection.

Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $1,675  

Unusual hooked rug of hexagons filled in with a variety of patterns. It is made of wools; circa 1920. Mounted on a stretcher and ready to be hung either horizontally or vertically. The stretcher is 36" x 73. The rug is in excellent condition. There is a puncture on the foamcore backing that does not go through to the rug.
Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
Recumbent Dog Hooked Rug: Circa 1890; Pa.
  Recumbent Dog Hooked Rug: Circa 1890; Pa.   $10,700

A vibrant kaleidoscopic background sets off this charming reclining dog hooked rug. The dog has whimsical yellow paws; ears and nose adding to his unique charm. The initials EG are probably those of the maker. Professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 30 1/2" x 40". Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Made of wool; excellent condition.

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