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Waldoboro-type Sculpted Hooked Rug

Auction:
2230
Lot:
504
Sold for:
$411$350

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Waldoboro-type Sculpted Hooked Rug, America, 20th century, rectangular rug with wool yarns hooked to a burlap backing, central leaf composition surrounded by scroll, fan, and trefoil devices, the yarns clipped to form raised designs in rich tones of red, yellow, orange, turquoise, and tan on a mottled brown ground, (minor repair), 27 x 42 1/2 in., mounted on a wood frame.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

trefoil devices, Hessian, Rug, Rug hooking