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Grenfell Hooked Rug Depicting the Island of Newfoundland

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2608M
Lot:
1324
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

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.

Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Newfoundland, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Island of Newfoundland, Jessie A. Turbayne, Labrador, Rug hooking

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