1820 Bird Fraktur rug hooking pattern, 18 X 26 inches with at least 3 inches extra backing along sides. Edges are serged. A photo of my finished rug is included with each pattern. Pattern is on natural linen, but available on cotton rug warp on request. This is a pattern only, not a kit with wool for hooking. A larger wide cut version is available under a separate listing. My Light Tallow wool was used for the background, and Light Linen for the border.
The 1820 Bird Fraktur is adapted from a Southeast Pennsylvania Fraktur, Bucks or Montgpmery County, unknown artist.
"Fraktur are hand-written manuscripts or printed manuscripts that are hand decorated with pen and ink, or watercolors. Primarily made for Pennsylvania Germans and German-American families in the 18th and 19th centuries [but] they are still being made today. American fraktur had its roots in medieval European decorated manuscript art. Unlike the European counterparts, however, American fraktur are personal family records...decorated for fun and were meant to be kept by the family, displayed and enjoyed. ...Frequently early Fraktur artists were schoolmasters who made drawings of birds and flowers to reward students who excelled at their studies." ...From Fraktur: Folk Art & Family.
Item will be shipped within 1-2 days. If there is a delay for any reason buyer will be notified. Shipping will be by USPS Prioirty Mail or USPS Parcel Post within the US, and Internatioanl Air Mail for outside the US. Insurance is the responsibility of the buyer. Any customs or duty charges are the responsibility of the buyer.
Payment can be made with credit cards through Etsy, money orders, Paypal, or the buyer can be invoiced with payment due prior to shipping.
Returns & exchanges
I try to describe items as accurately as possible but if item is defective or not as described it can be returned for a refund within 10 days of purchase, return shipping paid by seller. If buyer changes their mind about the product it can be returned within 10 days, return shipping paid by buyer. If buyer declines insurance, any loss or damage is assumed by the buyer.
Custom orders for larger amounts of dyed wool are welcome.