“Heart-in-Hand” Hooked Rug



Artist Unknown New Jersey

c. 1875

Fabric rags on burlap. Minor repairs

Mounted, 39" x 22"

Provenance: America Hurrah, NYC; Private Collection; Sotheby's, Jan 1989, Lot 1088; Collection of Barbara Johnson; Private PA Collection. Literature: "Early American Life," 1978, cover; Kopp, Folk Art Underfoot: American Hooked and Sewn Rugs, 1975 edition, back cover; 1985 edition, p. 36; Schaffner and Klein, Folk Hearts, p.58, fig. 69.

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