Hooked Rug Indigenous Collection
Shop Folk Art Antique Hooked Rugs | American History
Rug makers living in the colonies near the Atlantic Ocean created antique hooked rugs presenting seascape and boating scenes common to the area. Originally designed to cover dirt or roughly hewn floors, American hooked rugs represent charming pieces of folk art fashioned out of frugality and clever ingenuity. They continue to be highly valued and cherished by rug collectors, interior designers and historical societies.
Check Out Popular Rug Hooking Patterns
- Art Deco
- Floral | Flowers
What Materials Are Used in Hooked Rugs?Burlap | Cotton | Flax | Jute | Monk's Cloth | Velvet | Wool | Yarn
Rug Hooking Artists From Around the World
Pearl McGown, William Winthrop King, Edward Sands Frost, Ralph Warren Burnham, Waldoboro, and Louise Hunter Zeiser are just a few well-known rughookers.