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A hooked dress was on display. It was created from a snapshot photo of an early 1900's John E. Garrett factory brochure. The patterns on the dress are some of the original 550 pen and ink drawings recovered by Hooked Rug Museum of North America researchers.

A hooked dress was on display. It was created from a snapshot photo of an early John E. The patterns on the dress are some of the original 550 pen and ink drawings recovered by Hooked Rug Museum of North America researchers.

Women in Cheticamp Nova Scotia displaying a hooked rug that used over 200 pounds of wool.

Women in Cheticamp Nova Scotia displaying a hooked rug that used over 200 pounds of wool. Carol, Linda and Mary at rug hooking retreat

Hooks donated from collection of Sue Waddington to the new rug hooking museum

Donated to the Hooked Rug Museum of North America, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The design incorporated in the costume are from original pen and ink art recovered by researchers in the former 1892 John E. Garrett rug pattern factory in New Glasgow.  The original costume, captured in an old snapshot salvaged from an old Garrett family photo album has long been lost but the painstaking work of creating an authentic replica will be one of many features of the future Hooked Rug Museum of North America.

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: $50 - $200 Description: ca. 1940; wool, rayon and cotton hooked on burlap , 31 ½"x 18 ½";

wool, rayon and cotton hooked on burlap , 31 ½"x 18 ½";

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Paula Laverty on “Grenfell” Hooked Rugs

Dear folks, On March Paula Laverty gave a program at The Textile Museum, here in Washington, D. on “Silk Stocking Mats: Hooked Mats of the Grenfell Mission.

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