"OLD FRIENDS" Wool Hooked Rug with Two Cats, America, early 20th century, depicting two cats sharing a bowl under the words "OLD FRIENDS," mounted on a wooden stretcher, 28 3/4 x 39 1/4 in.
Literature: Country Living Magazine, December-January, 1980; Mary Emmerling, Collecting American Country (1983), frontispiece; Joel and Kate Lopp, American Hooked and Sewn Rugs: Folk Art Underfoot, (1985). p. 119, fig. 207.
Provenance: The late Judy Lenett, Woodstock, Vermont; Kathy Schoemer, Acworth, New Hampshire.
Some fading, minor light soiling, a couple minor losses.