Wednesday, January 27, 2010
This is the my first book for the Art History Reading Challenge. Hooked Mats of Newfoundland and Labrador: Beauty Born of Necessity was compiled by The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador. The book gives a bit of the history of mat hooking in Newfoundland and Labrador, but the bulk of the book is pictures of hooked mats, along with the stories behind the mats. Some of the mats are quite beautiful and the book has stirred an interest in me to learn more about the craft.