Catalogue: Rugs (32)


Cat's Paw Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $695   

Cat's Paw is a wonderfully playful pattern of irregular polka dots that is usually done in muted colors. This example is a standout because of the terrific contrast of light and dark. The oatmeal colored background highlights the beautiful shades of red. The outer border is a variegated red and black combination. The rug is very "painterly" whether viewed vertically or horizontally. Condition is excellent. It is sewn to a stretcher measuring 24" x 37". Made of wool; circa 1920. Attached to... Click for details      
  
Cat's Paw Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
Tumbling Blocks Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Tumbling Blocks Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $625

Tumbling Blocks (aka Baby Blocks) is a pattern more often seen as a quilt than a rug but in either case, it is a wonderfully three dimensional design. This example is made of wool. The browns and tans are solid colors and the red has a nice variegation. Measurements are 28" x 38". The impact is equally effective whether vertical or horizontal. Condition is excellent. There are two tiny repairs to the burlap binding on the short ends. They do not show through on the front. Made circa... Click for details

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.
Log Cabin Pattern Hooked Rug; Circa 1920;New York
Abstract Floral Rug: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania
  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

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
Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
  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.

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.
Recumbent Dog Hooked Rug: Circa 1890; Pa.
Cats Hooked Rug; Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
  Cats Hooked Rug; Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $3,250

This charming hooked rug shows two cats with a variety of flowers of vastly different sizes and shapes. Soft colors are brightened by the judicious use of red. The rug is professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 19" x 30". Pennsylvania origin; late 19th century.

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