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18th annual Rug Hooking Exhibit

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"Geese in Flight", designed by Thor Hansen and made by Tatiana Knodel.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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"Judy and Larry Quintman's Story", by Judy Quintman, of Wilmington, N.C., a Folklife rug, it depicts aspects of the Quintmans' life.

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"So This is Pittstown" designed and made by Gail Ferdinando of Pittstown, Pa. is an example of a Folklife design. "I've lived in Pittstown for about 24 years now and everything in the rug represents something meaningful to me from the area," writes the artist.

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"Red Room, after Matisse" by Esther Knipe. The artist said that this image reminded her of her mother, Sonya, preparing the Friday night Sabbath meal.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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"Still Life" by Esther Knipe, is based on a Picasso painting, but with all the colors changed.

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The best of Show award winner, "Tiffany Landscape" by Jean Ann Kuntz of The Villages, Fla.

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"Satu", an original design hooked by April D. DeConick, of Brighton, Mich.

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"Trout Mat", an example of a Grenfell Hooked Mats from Northern Newfoundland and Labrador. The fish is superimposed over a map of Newfoundland and the surrounding ocean.

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