18 April 2014

An artist's rug

"Peacock" was designed by Winifred Nicholson  and hooked in 1970 by Florence Williams; it measures 34"x54", and the slightly bent shape is because it's photographed from a book, "Rag Rug Creations" by Lynne Stein. The caption says the rug was inspired by a mosaic in Ravenna of the same theme, colour, and composition . The flowers especially don't look as though they're from a mosaic ... they seem very much in Winifred Nicholson's painting style -


  1. Love these rugs...very painterly...

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