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The Hooked Rug by W.W. Kent. New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1941. Revised edition of 1937. Hardcover with dust jacket. 210 pages. Includes 175 black and white illustrations and color fold out of an 18th-century American hooked rug. Survey of hooked rug history, its ancient origin and modern developments, methods of making, sources of design and values (1930-40) and the hunt for rugs. Lovely early American designs. Text is clean and unmarked. Linen cover worn. Scarce.
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For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."
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