Grenfell Hooked Rug Depicting the Island of Newfoundland
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
- Date / Time :
- August 12, 2012 10:00AM
Grenfell Hooked Rug Depicting the Island of Newfoundland, attributed to Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, depicting the island of Newfoundland and partial coastline of Labrador, with various motifs including a spouting whale, directionals, vessels, the North Wind blowing, and icebergs, worked in shades of blue, brown, black, and white, "Wilfred Grenfell" inscribed l.c., (stains), 31 1/2 x 41 1/2 in.
Literature: For a similar rug, see Hooked Rugs, by Jessie A. Turbayne, p. 106.