National Geographic : 1943 Apr
© National Geographic Society Hooked Rug, Pride of Colonial Wives, Is Made as of Yore With a hook, Mrs. Naomi Foss pushes fluffy loops through a patterned burlap stretched on a frame. Just so did early New England women, remote from factories, construct floor coverings. Antiques and Currier & Ives prints adorn the wall. Mrs. Foss lives near Colebrook, New Hampshire. Koaacnlromes Dyis.Antnony atewar Here Dwelt an Art Colony-It Painted the House! The bull was painted by William H. Howe inthe Old Lyme, Connecticut, home of the late Florence Griswold. Walls and doors ofher home still blaze with artists' colors. One copied the house bymoonlight on canvas and won the Washington Corcoran Gallery's $1,000 first prize.