Oleg Maslov

Consigned, Handmade Antique American Hooked Rug 1.8'x3.5', 1920

Hand made antique floral American hooked rug. Dark gray field and beautiful bright red flowers in each corner of the rug and in the center. The blue ornaments are also in each corner and double pointed lines in blue and beige are on the sides. Very nice little rug.The author William Winthrop Kent believed that the earliest forebears of hooked rugs were the floor mats made in Yorkshire, England during the early part of the 19th century.Rug hooking as we know it todayloor mats made in Yorkshire, England during the early part of the 19th century.Rug hooking as we know it today may have developed in North America, specifically along the Eastern Seaboard in New England in the United States, the Canadian Maritimes, and Newfoundland and Labrador. In its earliest years, rug hooking was a craft of poverty. The vogue for floor coverings in the United States came about after 1830 when factories produced machine-made carpets for the rich. -condition: original good,-circa: 1920,-size: 1.8' x 3.5' ( 54cm x 106cm ),-material: wool,-country of origin: USA,-style: Hooked,-background colors: dark gray, red, rose, green, white, blue. read more