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423: Rare hooked and shirred floral rug,

Lot 0423
large tray of fanciful flowers against a dark ground, undulating flower and vine border, later cotton binding and burlap backing, shirred details on hooked background, wool on burlap, American, possibly Maine, circa 1860-1880, 88 x 50 in. Good condition, slight fading, scattered small repairs, grime, not examined under backing. Provenance: Deanne Levison Antiques, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985. Illustrated in Elizabeth D. Garrett, "Living With Antiques: A House in the North Carolina Piedmont", [The Magazine Antiques,] December, 1997, pp. 846-853.

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423: Rare hooked and shirred floral rug,

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Mar 29, 2010
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Asheville, NC, USA