Small Floral Antique Hooked American Rug 46526
Created in the early 20th century, this sublime antique American hooked rug features a dashing pattern of pimpernels arranged around a series of harlequin lozenges.
Hooked Rug, Country of Origin: America, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – This charming antique American hooked rug has a delicate feminine countenance and a surprisingly stark composition that is on the verge of modernity. The elegantly appointed field showcases a stylish combination of evocative scarlet pimpernels with veined leaflets that are arranged around a series of softly colored harlequin lozenges. These bold tiles create a large lozenge-shaped figure that is mirrored in the angular cornice pieces, which cut across the soft oatmeal-colored field. Between the strong geometric figures and delicate floral motifs, this antique American hooked rug exemplifies the elegant folksy style and unassuming femininity of traditional American designs.