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Room-size Floral Hand-hooked Rug

Auction:
2282
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$881$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Room-size Floral Hand-hooked Rug, Rhode Island, 1950-1960, rectangular rug hooked with wool strips on a burlap foundation, central oval reserve issuing a large arrangement of soft-toned multicolored flowers surrounded by floral and foliate borders, the background done in shades of beige and green, (minor repairs), 9 ft. x 12 ft.

Note: Oral history relates that the rug, made by a Rhode Island woman, took eight years to complete.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Rhode Island, Rug, Rug hooking

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