Hooked Rug 1548

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23” x 36”     An American Hooked Rug from the late 1800s with a geometric design.  The use of special design and the brilliant colors makes this truly an artistic piece wonderful to be used as a wall tapestry.

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:  23” x 36”
Date of Manufacture:  4th Quarter of the 19th Century
Place of Origin:  America
Material:  Rag wool pile on a burlap foundation
Condition:  Wear consistent with age and use

Product ID: 1548

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