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A Large Pictorial Hooked Rug

A Large Pictorial Hooked Rug

pictorial-hooked-rug-1937

This cheerful and lively hooked rug reflects the peaceful simplicity of rural life, with a blooming garden, blue-curtained red house, doves nesting, barn and Ford parked in the drive. The author of this piece placed the date on the canoe, whose oars dip into the water.

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: 84 ½" x 84 ½"
Date / Circa: Dated, "1937"
Maker / Origin: American
Medium: Wool and cotton rags on burlap. Mounted for display. Cleaned, small areas of repair.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Collection of Kristina Barbara Johnson Exhibited: American Folk Art Museum, "The Great Cover-Up: American Rugs on Beds, Tables, and Floors," June 5-September 9, 2007.

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