Organized and circulated by the Textile Museum of Canada (LOGO must be included) Curated by Shauna McCabe, Natalia Nekrassova, Sarah Quinton and Roxane Shaughnessy

Featuring over 100 hooked rugs from the Textile Museum of Canada, this exhibition explores the unique histories of rug hooking across the country. With examples ranging from early Canadian settlers to today’s thriving art practices, the exhibition celebrates folk culture in Canada while considering how craft and commerce are deeply entwined.

 

Hooked Rug Quebec, Canada (T77.0093), 1920 – 1930. photo credit: Courtesy of the Textile Museum of Canada

Hooked Rug Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Canada, From the Opekar/Webster Collection (T94.0357), c. 1950. photo credit: Courtesy of the Textile Museum of Canada