A Rare and Important Hooked Rug
This is perhaps the largest known rug made by Magdalena Briner Eby.
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: L. 115", W. 45"
Date / Circa: Circa 1890
Maker / Origin: Attributed to Magdalena Briner Eby (1832-1915), Perry County, Pennsylvania
Medium: Hooked cotton rags on burlap. Mounted for display.
Miscellaneous: See: "Rug Hooked Traditions with Magdalena Briner Eby" by Evelyn Lawrence and Kathy Wright for the life story and documentation of her rugs.