• English Arts & Crafts Carpet Snapped Up At Twin Cities A&C Show

    An original Arts & Craft design from Donegal Carpets of Killybegs, Ireland circa 1895. This rug, named “Banks” is now at home in St. Paul, MN after it was purchased at the¬†13th Annual Twin Cities Arts and Crafts Show and Sale. ¬†Mighty oak trees in the border and a simple, repeating lattice in the field, with a fabulous Green and a Plum color so dark it looks brown. I don’t think a rug design can get more English Arts & Crafts than this. We had about 10 rugs at the show, but the Banks rug stayed rolled up under a table almost until the end. I had forgotten how beautiful…