Antique American Hooked Rug 40326
The drawing and coloration of this small size antique floral hooked American rug are entirely homespun Americana despite the influence of French Savonnerie design.
Antique American Small Size and Floral design Hooked Rug, Origin: America, Circa: Early 20th Century – A spray of roses hovers amidst a tan field surrounded by a scrolling cartouche and an outer zone of cocoa on this very sweet and charming antique floral American hooked carpet. Here traditional Americana meets the suave naturalism of European Aubusson and Savonnerie carpets. A piece that is an important part of the art history of antique rugs, this particular rug acts as a sort of connective tissue that demonstrates how the very best makers of rugs have influenced one another, across wide periods of time and wide geographic separations. A charming rug for all time, this hooked American piece is a true delight.