Floral Antique American Hooked Rug 70055

Size: 5 ft 6 in x 8 ft 4 in (1.68 m x 2.54 m)

A Magnificently Modern Design Background With Floral A Floral Design Antique American Hooked Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Antique American Rugs, Circa Date: Early 20th CenturyAntique American Hooked rugs were popular in the USA as part of the Arts and Crafts movement from the late 19th century until about the mid-1920’s. This beautiful example of an antique American hooked rug dates to the early 20th century and demonstrates individuality through artistic expression. The first thing that stands out about this floral design antique Hooked tug from America is the brilliant red flowers set against a colorful background. It has a contemporary, yet remotely rustic feel.

The earthy colors include neutral browns, greens, taupe, and muted colors. This highlights the brilliance of the bold red flowers. The roughly oval arrangement of the floral motifs helps to define the space of the rug, but their haphazard arrangement reflects the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement. The arts and crafts movement was meant as an answer to the mass-produced, industrialized products that were making their way into society in the early 20th century.

The floral rug designs uses dark and light reds to reflect the way the light hits the pedals. However, you might notice that this floral antique American Hooked rug has an outsider art quality because the light source is not coming from the same direction but appears to be coming from several different sources. The rendition of the flowers, and the randomness of the color of the background give this antique American rug a beautiful look into the aesthetics of the Arts and Crafts movement and the individual artists of the time. This antique rug is not only a beautiful work of art, it is an important collector’s piece that represents a desire to return to simpler times in American history.

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