Catalogue: Rugs (36)


Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; New England   $650   

Wonderful checkerboard type geometric pattern hooked rug. Great use of lights, darks and variegation. Beautiful shade of blue not often seen in such generous amounts in this type of rug. Measures 28" x 42 1/2": wool. Circa 1920 with an earlier checked cotton backing. Excellent condition.      
  
Geometric Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; New England
House Hooked Rug: Circa 1900; Maryland
  House Hooked Rug: Circa 1900; Maryland   $2,800

Fabulous abstracted version of a House Hooked Rug. The entrance to the path looks like an upside down heart. Perhaps it was a sweethearts cottage? Great borders make the entire composition varied, unusual end eye catching. Professionally cleaned and restored on edges. Mounted on stretcher that measures 27" x 40". Primarily cotton with some wool. Circa 1900; Maryland origin.

Mary Had a Little Lamb Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pa.   $375  

Mary Had a Little Lamb charmingly depicted in a hooked rug. Mary shown in profile like the Sunbonnet Sue of quilts. Interesting that Mary's lamb is sheared; the legs are a fuzzier wool than the body. Pristine condition; measures 16" x 23". Pennsylvania origin.
Mary Had a Little Lamb Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pa.
Sailing Ship Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Sailing Ship Hooked Rug: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $1,675

Wonderfully detailed wool hooked rug depicting a sailing ship with a lighthouse and birds in the background. Original pattern with slightly impressionistic quality to the images. Excellent condition. Measures 32" x 45". Circa 1920; Pennsylvania origin.

Half Circle Hooked Rug; Circa 1930   $495  

This unusual half circle rug is both graceful and folky. Subtle variation in the background color adds to the depth of the design. Reminiscent of the classical urn themes seen in many decorative arts of 100 years earlier. Circa 1930; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Wool; measures 37" wide and 24" tall.
Half Circle Hooked Rug; Circa 1930
Lancaster Co. Amish Braided & Knitted Rug
  Lancaster Co. Amish Braided & Knitted Rug   $395

This combination of braiding and knitting is typical of the rugs made by the Lancaster County Amish. Beautiful use of color and tone highlighted by the criss cross pattern in the center. Measures 31" x 41"; cotton. Circa 1930; excellent condition.

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