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Grenfell Hooked Rug

Auction:
2052
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$2,990$2,600

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Auction:
Sale #2052 - 2052
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Grenfell Hooked Rug, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, depicting the island of Newfoundland and partial coastline of Labrador, with various motifs including the North Wind blowing, scattered houses, spouting whale, ships, worked in shades of brown, green, blue, black, white, and yellow, woven maker's tag on reverse, 31 1/2 x 41 1/2 in. Note: See Turbayne, Jessie A., HOOKED RUGS, p. 106 for a similar rug.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland, woven maker, island of Newfoundland, Labrador, Rug hooking