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    Praying to the Moon Hooked Rug, Artist unidentified, Found in Saugerties, New York; c. 1910-1920, Wool on burlap, 29 x 50 inches. Private New Jersey collection...

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American, late 19th century, wool on burlap. Large red flowers with abundant foliage issueing from flower pot on a dark striated background. Hexagon border in multicolored stripes. Minor imperfections. Mounted.45"h. 36"w

Crewel Bedcover - Artist unidentified New England or New York 1815–1825 Wool with wool embroidery 100 x 84 in. American Folk Art Museum, gift of Ralph Esmerian, 1995.32.1

"Ask, Believe, Receive". Wool Folk Art Quilt Wallhanging. Designed by Kerry Green (Kerry Stitch Designs).

Wool and Cotton Pictorial Hooked Runner, America, early 20th century, the center field depicting birds, horses, and flowers, variegated border with leaves, (edge losses and repairs), 24 x 110 1/2 in.

One of the finest & earliest examples of an American housewife. Circa 1830 roll up - 14" x 4-1/2", all hand sewn, five interior pockets, each with different calico print, each bound with various calicos, two wool needle flaps, black ties, bound in pink checked cotton and early calico print on exterior. De-accessioned from a New York state museum. (Modeled my own housewife on this one.)

'Swing' (2009) by American artist Altoon Sultan (b 1948). hand-dyed wool on linen, 20 x 10 inches. via Studio and Garden

Sewn not hooked - The Magazine Antiques. 1810-1820. Wool and silk on wool, 57 X 76. Patchwork Rug. Jan Whitlock Textiles and Interiors. this too crazy for my entryhall? I love that it is different than any other runner I have seen. At $268, I want to be sure I will love it for a long time, though!

"In 1807, a New Jersey schoolgirl named Mary Antrim embroidered a farm scene [above] with silk thread on linen. On Sunday, Sotheby's in New York sold her view of livestock, picket fences and clapboarded outbuildings for 1.07 million dollars, setting an auction record for a needlework sampler.

You can't beat the richness of a Victorian crazy quilt.Isn't this wonderful?