An icon of Amish needlework in terms of technique and coloration. Prancing horse framed in roses and a leafy vine. Outlined sawtooth edge adds liveliness. Made to be a table mat or a small rug. Wonderful composition, fine handiwork; exuberant border, motifs and colors reflective of the community's decorative arts. Professionally mounted on linen to display. See related needlework in books on Amish arts, rugs.
30" high x 48" wide wool; c.early 20th c; stretcher mounted; excellent condition