Lot 392: FOLKSY HOOKED RUG.Platinum House
September 1, 2012
Delaware, OH, USALive Auction
FOLKSY HOOKED RUG.
American, late 19th century, wool and burlap. Narrow runner with big eyed dog, stick in mouth , flanked by blocks of diamonds and ending with floral vases. Making the pile longer on the flowers and on the dog's stick creates a three dimensional effect, similar to the "Waldoboro"-type rugs. Mounted on stretcher. 16" x 72".
Some color loss and minor repair. Stains on one of the diamond blocks.
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