• Folk Art
Lot 217

AMERICAN, PROBABLY PENNSYLVANIA, FOLK ART CONESTOGA WAGON PICTORIAL HOOKED RUG

Estimate: $100 - $200
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AMERICAN, PROBABLY PENNSYLVANIA, FOLK ART CONESTOGA WAGON PICTORIAL HOOKED RUG, rectangular form, depicting a Conestoga wagon drawn by six horses, the foreground also with a dog between two tree stumps, background featuring a group of trees and a flock of birds to the left and a farmhouse to the right. Mounted to fabric on a wooden stretcher. Mid 20th century. Rug 51 1/4" x 26 1/4".
Literature: Similar to Herr - Rags to Rugs: Hooked & Handsewn Rugs of Pennsylvania, pp. 110-111, figs. 131 and 132, both rugs made in Lancaster Co., PA.

Condition

Good overall condition with minor to moderate toning, some fabrics with fading/fugitive color, edges with some wear and a few small losses, wagon with an area of blue fabric having wear and some losses, possibly being a repair, back in unknown condition.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.