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Author Laverty, Paula.

Title Silk stocking mats [electronic resource] : hooked mats of the Grenfell Mission / Paula Laverty.

Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 197 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The History -- The Mats -- A Gallery of Mats -- Collections.
Summary The recycling of stockings dyed in soft hues is just one of various innovations that made Grenfell hooked mats collectible folk art. This book chronicles the development of a local craft into an art form. It draws on interviews with women who recall their hooking days, the study of hundreds of documents, and examination of Grenfell hooked mats.
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Subject Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission.
Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission.
Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission.
Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission.
Rugs, Hooked -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History.
Pictorial rugs -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- History.
Indexed Term JSTOR-DDA
Rugs, Hooked Newfoundland and Labrador History
Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Laverty, Paula. Silk stocking mats. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005 0773525068 (DLC) 2006411451 (OCoLC)57431374
ISBN 9780773582927 (electronic bk.)
0773582924 (electronic bk.)