Plan was to do a "flashback Friday" post of a Cape May rug camp. But time got away from me and I'm too tired to focus. But didn't want to go more than 2 days again before doing a blog post. So am sure you won't be disappointed that I'm doing an antique rug show.
First one denotes a Canadian influence with Lion, beavers, birds and was hooked between 1875-1900.
Quaker style woman hooked with various textiles measures 15 x 16. Provenance is Downingtown, PA and hooked around 1900. Isn't that shape surrounding the woman known as a 'keystone'?
Peacocks measuring 22.5 x 34.5 but no date provided. There was one time when I was tempted to hook a peacock rug (not this one) and changed my mind at the last minute. They are beautiful feathered birds but as a hooked rug I think of them as ornate and displayed in a luxurious setting with cushioned lounges and servants. None of which exists here.
HERE. So for newbie readers you're getting two rug shows for the price of one 😊.