3’ x 4’ 9” Antique American hooked rug made with rag wool and cotton woven on a burlap foundation. The beauty in the design and the use of colors is truly wonderful in this small gem of an artisan creation.
Antique Hooked Rugs are a combination of Folk Art Creativity and Simplicity. When it comes to true simplicity and artistic creativity Antique Hooked Rugs have some of the best representations. The tradition of Hooked Rug started in New England. “Hooking” started as a hobby for the farmers in the long and dark cold winter nights of North East States in the US in the early 1800s. Hooked rugs were made as functional pieces for the home either as a bed cover or small carpet for the floor.
- Dimensions: 3’ x 4’ 9”
- Date of Manufacture: Early 1900s
- Place of Origin: America
- Material: Rag wool pile on a burlap foundation
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use