Large folk art hooked cotton rug of a maroon horse outlined in black and with black hooves and tail trotting to the left against a tan ground with maroon corners and blue bands to enclose the horse. Some of the ground hooked in squares of different shades. Dots of brown for nose, eye and in the tail. 22 by 35 inches.
Condition: some wear and small losses around edges, stain at the edge above the horses head and below raised hoof...
Straight horizontal line hooked rug depicting Labrador in the center and Newfoundland in the upper left with whales, sailboats, seals and steamboats in the ocean as well as a compass rose in the lower left corner.. Aeolus blows from the upper right corner. The variegated black border surrounds the terracotta colored Labrador sitting in a pale blue sea. Details picked out in different colors and the sea shores outlined with brown, lavender and blue...
This is a stunning vintage 1960's Persian rug of the Isfahan region. It stands out to be quite the bold + funky piece with its main color being a deep, saturated purple. Quite the fine piece with exceptionally tight knotting and an amazing Ivory medallion with Navy Field. Very intricately woven, and has lived through its 50 years of life quite beautifully! You just don't see many of these -- it is a true gem...
This homemade hooked rug predates by at least 15 years the Homage to the Square series of paintings by famed artist Josef Albers. The similarity, though, is unmistakable. This rug is hooked of a variety of cotton and wool fabrics. It is loosely mounted on a homemade stretcher from which it can easily be removed for shipping. Measurements are 40" x 42".
Beautiful Navajo woven rug c 1960 depicting "Mother Earth Father Sky" 34" x 37" Excellent condition
Large mounted hooked rug in a very colorful star of Bethlehem or Lone Star pattern from the 1930s. Amazing use of colors with yarns in oranges, blues, pinks, grays and browns on a burlap backing and professionally mounted on a sturdy brown linen covered frame. Evidence of use but in excellent condition with no losses or repairs. Large and bold, a statement piece. 40" x 53 1/2"
A Persian mafrash panel in knotted pile with cotton warp and wool weft, maybe from Meshkin. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: clean, very good, only selvage wrapping partially lost. Dimension without fringes: 30 cm x 88 cm.
A wool saddlebag face in densely knotted pile from the Qashqai People. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: clean, few traces of usage. Dimension without fringes: 64.5 cm x 58.5 cm.
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.
From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), a handsome Persian Heriz rug featuring wool on cotton construction, utilizing an elegant palette of cranberry red, black, and salmon as the main colors of the so-called "shield pattern" central field, and using secondary accent colors of blue-green, orange, brown and beige, along with turtle motif designs in the borders.
Size and Condition: 11 1/4 feet x 7 1/2 feet...
From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), a beautiful vintage Persian rug circa 1925-1950 from Isfahan Province, featuring wool on cotton construction utilizing a vibrant palette of strong red, strong blue, and cream as the main colors of the central field, along with secondary accent colors of brown, peach, mint green, two other shades of blue, and rose pink. A very striking example in superb condition.
Size and Condition: 11 1/2 feet x 8 1/4 feet...
A tightly hooked rug, American, perhaps Amish, from the 1930’s. Wool on burlap with hand attached black cotton backing. 29 inches long by 22 inches wide. The unusual free hand pattern shows black stars with pale blue crosses in an integrated geometric pattern.
Condition: Overall excellent condition with one professional darned repair on the border between one star and cross (see close up image)...
A brightly colored folky horse, wool on burlap hand hooked rug, expertly cleaned and in original condition, fresh and ready for display, 22" X 36", hooked by and from the estate of Grace Wright (1905-1993) who with much delight, hooked rugs throughout her adult life.
A brightly colored wool on burlap, geometric design hand hooked rug with stars and eagles in squares, expertly cleaned and in very good condition, fresh and ready for use, 23" x 60", from the estate of Grace Wright (1905-1993) who took great delight in making this rug and many others throughout her adult life.
A brightly colored folky pictorial hand hooked wool on burlap rug, a winter scene with snow flakes and a sleigh flying over a roof topped by a weather vane, from the estate of Grace Wright (1905-1993) who hooked many rugs throughout her adult life, 22" X 36", expertly cleaned and in excellent original condition, ready for display.
A brightly colored folky pictorial hand hooked wool on burlap rug of a horse's head, expertly cleaned and in original condition, fresh and ready for display, signed, Grace Wright , Feb. 1980, 22" X 36" , from the estate of Grace Wright (1905-1993) who hand hooked many rugs throughout her adult life.
a brightly colored geometric design of alternating stars and eagles in squares, hand hooked wool on burlap, canvas backed, expertly cleaned and in very good condition with one small bit of wear at one corner., from the estate of Grace Wright (1905-1993) who hooked this rug with much delight, and many others throughout her adult life, 20" x 28".
A Persian Shahsavan bag dating from around 1900. The face is woven in wool in Sumakh flatweave technique, showing different repeating ornaments. The back is made of stripes in Kilim. Originally this wool bag was a double bag. Condition: clean, vibrant colors. The selvages with signs of partial wear, the back with damaged area. Dimension: 52 cm x 47 cm. Provenance: Old Swiss collection.