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.
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 e...
This interesting Octagons pattern hooked rug has circles that make it look like a maze. The deep rose/mauvish color is an unusual one for a rug of this type. The tan color used for the border is also used in most of the interior with some random darker browns included. The rug is in excellent condition. It measures 25 1/2 inches x 37 inches. It would make a striking wall piece as well as a floor cover.
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.
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.
This hooked rug pattern of irregular circles is known as Cat's Paw. This example is made of wool; circa 1920; Pennsylvania origin. It is in excellent condition. Measurements are 24" x 35 1/2".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Softly toned rug combining braiding and crocheting. The use of braided rows at right angles to the crocheted rows creates an interesting design. Made of a huge variety of solid and printed cottons; excellent condition. Professionally mounted on a stretcher measuring 25" x 46". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
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.
Lovely Hit or Miss hooked rug with a braided border. Nice distribution of lights and darks. All wool; excellent condition. Mounted on a stretcher measuring 26 1/2" x 38 1/2". Massachusetts origin; circa 1930.
Hooked rug in an original pattern of a hexagon outlining concentric ovals. Mounted on stretcher measuring 34 1/2" x 36"; excellent condition. Circa 1920.
Unusual small square hooked rug with a circle for the pattern. Filled with striations of many colors; excellent condition. Mounted on a stretcher measuring 12 1/2" x 13 1/2". Made of wools; circa 1930. Pennsylvania origin.