Grenfell Industries Hooked Newfoundland Labrador Purse Sailing Schoone
For sale is this original hand hooked rug made from silk stockings from Grenfell Industries. From the first quarter of the 19th century, it is finely hand hooked, it depicts a coastal scene of a double mast fishing schooner Newfoundland and Labrador on the east coast of Canada. On the back it has a simple but amazing view of the sea and sky. Grenfell Industries was a Mission, that established this cottage Industries making handicrafts. This piece has the original label sewn inside. In good condition, it has an old look and good colour to it. It came from a family from St. Johns Newfoundland. It is lined with a dark teal blue silk satin and has a twisted rope handle. It measures 14 inches long x 8 inches wide not including the handle.