I always like a horse rug.
And not that I'd hook it myself I found the floral interesting so must be the colors.
Just love this chain stitch rug found in Lancaster and I'm eyeing it for a new pattern.
And have eyes on this leopard; my mind is going nuts thinking how to hook the background without going nuts.
Just before choosing to hook The Cat's Meow rug it was between that design and this rug. Both have the same pastel and quite colors that I found endearing. And something about the use of red; just a lovely rug and if only one could replicate the softened look of wear. OH, that reminds me of something Barb taught me at camp and I'll share that tomorrow IF I remember.
Not sure that I'd hook it but this caught my attention.
This one below I've my eye on to hook too. Notice the half moon and full moon faces. Those same full moon faces appeared in other antique rugs and I first became aware of it when I saw Boyertown Pups at Woolley Fox. And, I wonder why 3 leaf clovers instead of the lucky 4 leaf clovers.
One sees 3 leaf clovers in antique rugs but I cannot remember seeing the 4 leaf. Oh, and the fish, is that a religious symbol in the rug? Antique rug designs really make me pause and make my mind wonder. I wonder about the people who hooked them, their textile used, a necessity for use or barter to provide for family?
Well kiddies, I'm going to do a little hooking tonight and hope to post an update tomorrow. We're to get thunderstorms this evening and should be closing in soon. Hope you are all safe, getting a little rain but not too much.
So guess I'll say "TA TA" for now. Please be kind to one another.