08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

"OLD FRIENDS" Wool Hooked Rug with Two Cats

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM


"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.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Some fading, minor light soiling, a couple minor losses.


Mary Emmerling, Joel Lopp, Kate Lopp, Kathy Schoemer, Woodstock, Judy Lenett, New Hampshire, Vermont, Acworth