Hooked Rug Raffle

Created by Ann Hallett


Value $400

Tickets $5 each or $3 for $10

Contact the MacLaren Art Centre (705) 721-9696

Draw: Saturday September 20th 1997 3:00 pm

At headquarters stage, International Plowing Match site, Ivy.

About the Rug

Ann created this rug based on Joe Fafard’s design, using traditional rug hooking methods. It is made with reclaimed wool fabrics and mostly natural dyes. The textures in the rug have been fashioned to suggest the textures of the actual crops that comprise the crop picture, as viewed from the sky. The border contains the title MacLaren Against the Grain - The Fafard Field Project, IPM 1997 and the artists initials to complete this beautiful commemorative effort.

About the Artist

Ann Hallett is an artist who along with her husband Ernie works out of their studio at Coldwater Ontario. Ann is a recent graduate of the Georgian College School of Design and Visual Arts, and she works in all mediums using a variety of materials (mostly recycled and reclaimed). She also teaches traditional rug hooking with the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild. Anne can be reached at (705) 686-7332.



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