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.
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.
This wonderfully three dimensional Tumbling Blocks Hooked Rug has appeal on several counts. It is very much like the Tumbling Blocks Quilt pattern. At the same time, it has the effect of 20th century Cubist design. It has impact as a wall piece but is also strong enough to be taken off the stretcher and used on the floor as was originally intended. Made of wools; circa 1920. Pennsylvania origin. Stretcher measures 27 1/2" x 53".
Charming, original pattern hooked rug with four tabby cats. The use of variegated wools effectively gives the look of striped kitties. Pristine condition; circa 1920. Professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 22" x 34". Carlisle, Pennsylvania origin.
Long hair abstract hooked rug in wool done on burlap. Soft, muted colors. Deep pile measures 3". Rug is on a stretcher measuring 21" x 61". Rug is in excellent condition but stretcher is a bit flimsy. There would be no loss in removing the rug from the stretcher for much easier shipping. Circa 1920.
Unusual hooked rug with two totally different textures. The interior striped portion is done in traditional hooking. The border is done by a technique known as prodding. The loose ends give a wonderful hairy effect. That, combined with the irregular coloration make a terrific contrast with the structured pattern of the striped center. New York State origin; circa 1920. Measures 39" x 40".
Large and small Concentric Diamonds are repeated in the grid formed by the outline of each shape. Reds sprinkled throughout make this primarily earth toned rug quite lively. Made of wools; excellent condition. Measures 23" x 39 1/2". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.
Extraordinarily finely hooked rug in a pattern of stepped rectangles. Colors are beautifully placed to create an overall pattern of concentric diamonds. Superb design and execution. Border color combines black with deep purples. Made of light weight wools. Measures 23 1/2" x 37"; circa 1920.