Boston Area Sampler
Beautifully silk on linen sampler in a period maple frame made by Sally Smith Taylor - Born 1811 in Danvers, Mass. Her immediate family to include her mother Mary Munroe - Born 1784, father Eliphalet Taylor - Born 1784 and three siblings are listed in her family history. This well executed piece with a triple alphabet, bird, and vine and flowers was probably made around 1820. Dimensions - 16 1/2 x 18 inches (sight).
Punchy hooked rug with a "hit or miss" design and two blue flowers. Wool and cotton on burlap. Circa 1930. Professionally mounted and in excellent overall condition.
PA Hooked Rug
This wool on burlap hooked rug is from the early 20th century and is professionally mounted for display. A very folky and colorful presentation with a house, trees and clouds. Dimensions 35" x 17".
Very folky hooked rug with two kittens in the middle of a variegated and chain background, surrounded by a black border. Wool and cotton on burlap dating to the early twentieth century, Good crisp colors. Professionally cleaned and mounted for display. Dimensions 42" x 29".
Berks County Bi-Centennial Quilt
Appliqué quilt made in 1945 for the Reading, PA bi-centennial celebration. Trailing vine and bellflower border with distilfinks, potted flowers and hearts on the primary field. The colors on this piece are extremely crisp and the stitching is excellent. The field is stain-free with only minor staining on the reverse edges in four spots. 100" x 96".
This vibrant hooked rug with two prancing deer was found in New England and dates to the 1930's. Wool on burlap and in excellent condition with good crisp colors. Professionally mounted. Dimensions - 39" x 21".
Wonderful wool hooked rug of two kittens with red bowties playing with a ball. The colors of navy blue, light blue, gray, red and white are very crisp. Circa 1920. Professionally stretched and mounted.
Width - 33 1/2", Height - 24".
Late nineteenth century wool on burlap hooked rug with a punchy floral presentation and good crisp colors. Professionally cleaned and mounted. 40" x 26".
Punchy village scene hooked rug with buildings, trees, birds and folky animals. Circa 1920. Professionally mounted. Size - 56" x 31".
Shirred Wool Rug
19th century shirred wool rug on burlap backing. Crisp red flowers and green leafs surrounded by blue border on a variegated ground. Professionally mounted to hang vertically or horizontally. 71" X 39".