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Entering the Museum you are plunged into the history of the art of rug hooking.  The Interpretive Centre focuses on the beginning of rug hooking in North America.  Interpretive panels provide a history lesson along the way.


Compass RoseMagnificant old rugs hooked with flax, jute, burlap on burlap, wool, etc., many of the materials dyed with natural dyes adorn the walls.

The Compass Rose Rug is new to the Interpretive Centre this year and is hooked with naturally dyed burlay on burlap.  It has been donated by Founder Suzanne Conrod.

There is also a hooking stand set up with wool at hand for those who wish to try hooking.








On the far end of the Interpretive Centre there is a Cheticamp display when many large old rugs.  Overseeing it all is Lord Beaverbrook who was hooked by Elizabeth LeFort.


Cheticamp 1Cheticamp 1

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