Antique Hooked American Round Oval Rug 1646
Despite its quaint and homespun American quality, this antique hooked rug still reflects French Aubusson and Savonnerie designs.
Beautiful Floral Design Antique Hooked American Round Oval Rug, Country of Origin: America, Circa Date: 1900 – This beautiful and unique antique rug — is a lovely and whimsical antique round oval rug that showcases the wide range of artistic possibilities that have historically been explored by artisanal hooked rug weavers. While the composition of this antique hooked rug clearly reflects French Aubusson and Savonnerie medallion designs, its drawing and coloration have a remarkably quaint and homespun American quality. Here we are reminded that the gap between traditional Americana and Continental sophistication is not as wide as we might suppose. All in all, this is an important and exciting antique rug. A beautiful work that is as pleasant to behold today as it was upon its original composition over one hundred years ago, this magnificent antique Hooked American round oval rug represents a special achievement in rug weaving.