Pearl K. McGown Hookrafters Loanables
Chairman of Loanables: Cindy Irwin 717-208-6565 email@example.com
The Loanables now are making available the writings of Pearl K McGown for research please go to the new page Pearl K McGown’s writings and lesson plans:
#716 – “Illusion”, hooked by Eileen White
#CS33 – “Wild Rose” with scroll border, hooked by Mildred Prall
#DS14 – “Floral Doorstops, hooked by Eileen White
#PT4 – “Scrolls”, hooked by Laverne Brescia
#FS43 – “Feather Scrolls”
#FS60 – “Scrolls”, hooked by Hallie Hall
#CS336 – “Prall’s Bubble”, hooked by Mildred Prall
#PT7 – “Snowflake”, hooked by Hallie Hall
#FS68 – “Imperial”, hooked by Doris Chandler
#408 – “Dia – Geo”, teachers’ sampler, hooked by Myra Perry
#PT31 – “Trumpet Flowers”, two versions, one dark, one light, hooked by Edna Gifford
#FS82 – “Sheikh Center”, hooked by Mary Gere
#P196 – “Bicentennial Bell Pull”, hooked by Lila King, gift of Gulf Coast Prairie Chapter
#P228 – “Christmas Tree”, hooked by Sue Vonhof
#FS87J – “Essex” pillow
#FS84 – “Oil Mine”, gift of Pearl McGown
#P75 – “Scroll Sampler”
#CS322 – “Butterfly”, hooked by Eileen White
#761 – “Kaleidoscope”, teacher sampler hooked by Eileen White
A Celebration of Hand – Hooked Rugs, Rug Hooking Magazine, Stackpole
A Century of Carpet and Rug Making in America, Bigelow – Hartford Carpet Co., Livermore and Knight Co.
Affordable Oriental Rugs, Herbert, Janice S., MacMillan
All Color Book of Oriental Carpets and Rugs, Reed, Stanley, Crescent Books
All the Plants of the Bible, Walker, Winifred, Doubleday, 1979
American Hooked and Sewn Rugs, Kopp, Joel and Kate, Dutton
American Wild Flowers Coloring Book, Kennedy, Paul E., Dover
Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets, Bamborough, Philip, Blandford Press
Basic Hooking Directions, Calleja, Betty Rae
Braided Rug Manual, Cox, Verna
Braided Rugs for Fun and Profit, Ickis, Marguerite
Chinese Carpets, Rostov, Charles I. and Guanyan, Jia
Color and Contour for Hooked Rugs, Koehler, Doris
Designs for Needlepoint and Latch Hook Rugs, Kaestner, Dorothy
Figuring the Amount of Wool Needed, Calleja, Betty Rae
Full Color Designs from Chinese Opera Costumes, Northeast Drama Institute, ed., Dover
Gift from the Hills, Morgan, Lucy, Univ. of North Carolina Press
Hooked on Cats, Moshimer, Joan
Hooked Rug Design, Kent, William W., Pond – Ekberg Co.
Hooked Rugs – An American Folk Art, Linsley, Leslie
Hooked Rugs and How to Make Them, Phillips, Anna M. Louis
Hooked Rugs, Turbayne, Jessie
Kachinas: The Barry Goldwater Collection of the Heard Museum, Wright, Barton, Heard Museum
Let’s Braid, Griswold, Marie
Magic Carpets, Coss, Melinda and Soudan, Sylvie
National Wildlife, 12 – 66 through 11 – 68, bound as a book
Natural Dyes, Kierstead, Sallie P., Bruce Humphries, Inc.
Navajo Rugs, Past, Present and Future, Maxwell, Gilbert
Needlework, an Historical Survey, Ring, Betty, ed., Antiques Magazine Library
Oriental Carpet Design, Ford, P.R.J.
Oriental Carpets, Schurrmann, Ulrich, Octopus Books, Ltd.
Oriental Rugs, Field, D.M., Crescent Books
Oriental Rugs, O’Bannon, George
Oriental Rugs, Antique and Modern, Hawley, Walter A., Dover
Oriental Rugs: The Illustrated Guide, Herbert, Janice S., MacMillan
Oriental Rugs: An Updated Guide, Jacobsen, C.W., Jacobsen
Oriental Rugs in Colour, Liebetrau, Preben, MacMillan
Poland, Zieleniewicz, Andrzej, Mrs. Paul’s Kitchen
Rare Hooked Rugs, Kent, William W., Pond – Ekberg Co.
Rug Braiding with Verna, Cox, Verna
Rug Hooking Flower and Leaf Shading Charts, Rowan, Margaret
Rug Hooking – Here’s How, Craig, Catherine M.
Rugs and Carpets of Europe and the Western World, Weeks and Treganowan, Weathervane Books
Rugs and Carpets of the World, Bennett, Ian
Shading Flowers, Field, Jeanne
The Art of Color and Design, Graves, Maitland, McGraw – Hill
The Art of Hooked Rugmaking, Columbia – Minerva
The Braided Rug Book, Sturges, Norma M.
The Color Treasury of Oriental Rugs, Crowell, Milhofer, Stefan A.
The Designs of William Morris
The Great Book of Oriental Carpets, Ruedin, E.G., Harper – Row
The Hook Book, Beatty, A. and Sargent, M., Stackpole (2 copies)
The Hooked Rug, Kent, William W., Dodd – Mead and Co.
The Hooker’s Art, Turbayne, Jessie
The Oriental Rug, Coen and Duncan, Harper and Row
The Rug and Carpet Book, O’Brien, Mildred J., Barrows and Co.
The Wonderful World of Butterflies and Moths, Gooden, Robert, Hamlyn
Tie and Dye as a Present Day Craft, Maile, Anne, Ballantine
Wycinanki, Polish Folk Paper Cuts, Gacek, Anna Z., Sarmatia
Books and Booklets by Pearl McGown
COLOR in Hooked Rugs (3 copies) McGown, Pearl K.
Helpful Hints on Hooked Rugs, McGown, Pearl K.
Lore and Lure of Hooked Rugs, (3 copies) McGown, Pearl K.
The Dreams Beneath Designs, McGown, Pearl K.
YOU Can Hook Rugs, (4 copies) McGown, Pearl K.
National Guild Newsletters from 1974 through 1981, and 1983, 1987 and 1988. Not all issues from each listed year are available. Write with your request.
Complete set of color samples and the Munsell Manual of Color.
Complete set of OLD Dorr background swatches, for matching old wool colors. These would be useful in matching old dye formulas.
Vegetable Dyeing, By Alma Lesch
Dye Plants and Dyeing – A printing of Plants and Gardens
Dye Plants and Dyeing – A printing of Plants and Gardens – revised
Natural Plant Dyeing – A printing of Plants and Gardens
101 Formulas for Casserole Dyeing, By Edna Fleming
TOD – Vol. 1 and 2
Hooked on Transcolor Swatches, by Bea Christoff
Shading with Swatches, By Clarisse McLain
Anyone Can Dye, by Clarisse Cox
Spots and Scraps, By Dottie Ebi (2 Copies)
An Introduction to Natural Dyeing, by Robert and Christine Thresh
Rug Hookers’ Dye Manual, From Connie’s Cauldron
Green Mountain Colors, By Anne Ashworth and Jean Armstrong
Multi Dye, By Mary MacKay, Arline Robbins and Sally Newhall (2 copies)
The Microwave Dye Book, By Joan Terrio
Natural Dyes and Home Dyeing, By Rita J. Adrosko
Audio Cassette Tapes
Interview with Pearl K. McGown, Genevieve Fairfield, Mary Tillson, Edna Fleming, 1972; relating to formation of the National Guild and First Exhibit.
Hooked on Hooking
Mary Tillson on television, 1976
1. Hooked on Hooking, from the Chicago Exhibit, 1982
2. Boxboro Exhibit, 1988
3. Rivier Rug School
4. Sands Point, Long Island Exhibit
5. National Exhibit, Chattanooga, 1994
6. National Exhibit, Sacramento, 1996
7. National Exhibit, Daytona Beach, 1998
8. National Exhibit, Manchester, NH, 2000
Color Print Albums
1. National Guild Exhibits, 1972 and 1974
2. All rugs
3. All small pieces
4. Miscellaneous (2 volumes)
5. Southern Teachers’ Workshop (gift of Iola Platz)
6. Collection of photographs compiled by the late Caroline Collett, given by Marguerite Monthie (all black and white)
7. Hooksett National Guild Rug School, 1976
8. 1976 National Guild Exhibit
9. 1978 National Guild Exhibit
1. Story of Sturbridge Village and Miscellaneous Rugs: 79 slides; Pearl narrates.
2. One of a Kind: 60 slides; oldies, geometrics, scrolls, florals; Pearl narrates.
3. Seldom Seen: 60 slides, 1974; Pearl narrates a long or short version.
4. Beginners to Sophisticates: 79 slides – old patterns; Pearl narrates.
5. Pairs of Geometrics and Scrolls: 80 slides (1972); no script, but has an audio cassette by Pearl; set begins with slides describing Sturbridge Village.
6. Pairs of Designs for Comparison: 58 slides; Pearl narrates.
7. Orientals: 60 slides; Pearl narrates.
8. Geometrics: 60 slides; Pearl narrates.
9. 1974 National Exhibit: 127 slides; Pearl narrates.
10. Florals: 65 slides; Pearl narrates.
11. Primitives:61 slides; collection of antique rugs shown at the Museum of American Folk Art, NYC, 1974; text by Norma Pelletier
12. 1976 Garrison National Guild Rug School: 63 slides.
13. 1976 New Hampshire National Guild School: 70 slides; script
14. Pageant of America: 20 hooked tapestries depicting pioneer America; script
15. A/B 1976 Strurbridge National Exhibit: 2 carousels, about 150 slides; script
16. How Pearl Named Her Rugs: 60 slides; Pearl narrates
17. 1978 Sturbridge National Exhibit: 79 slides; Pearl narrates.
18. 1978 Garrison National Guild Rug School: 49 slides; script
19. Small Pieces: 75 slides; good subjects for chapter projects; Pearl narrates.
20. Antique Rugs from the Art Institute of Chicago and 1978 Southern Teachers’ Workshop: 78 slides; script
21. 1979 Southern Teachers’ Workshop: 49 slides; no script
22. 1980 Southeastern Teachers’ Workshop: 80 slides; script by Pearl.
23. 1980 Sturbridge National Exhibit: 61 slides; script by Pearl
24. 1980 and 1981 Rivier Rug School: 71 slides; script
25. Pearl Talks to Local Women’s Club, 1980: 72 slides; Pearl’s story of her life as a designer and the building of her business—lengthy narration.
26. A – C. 1982 Chicago National Guild Exhibit: A has 78 slides; B has 80 slides; C has 59 slides, including first rugs, originals, small pieces and pictorials.
27. Hooked on Hooking: 108 slides; the story of rug hooking produced for the Chicago Exhibit.
28. 1983 and 1984 Rivier National Rug School: 74 slides; 1984 script is incomplete.
29. 1984 Asilomar National Rug School: 80 slides; script
30. A/B. 1984 Chattanooga National Exhibit: A has 139 slides; B has 42 slides.
31. 1985 and 1986 Rivier National Rug School: 71 slides.
32. 1985 Southeastern Teachers’ Workshop: 54 slides; script is incomplete.
33. A/B. 1986 Buffalo National Exhibit: A has 140 slides; B has 76 slides.
34. 1987 Florida Exhibit: 80 slides; no script, but many slides have visible labels.
35. 1987 – 89 Rivier National Rug School: 119 slides; script
36. A – D. 1988 Boxboro Exhibit: A has 140 slides; B has 125 slides; C has 140 slides; D has 140 slides. Assorted subjects on each tray.
37. 1990 Rivier National Rug School and 1991 Country Inn Rug School: 75 slides; script.
38. 1990 Chicago National Exhibit: 102 slides; script
39. 1992 St. Louis National Exhibit.
40. 1992/1993 Country Inn Rug School: 95 slides with script.
41. 1996 National Exhibit, Sacramento: 140 slides, no script.
Rug Hooker Magazine; Sept/Oct, 1997, through March/April/May, 1999, gift of Betty McLentic.