A Rare and Important Hooked Rug

 

 



Attributed to Magdalena Briner Eby (1832-1915), Perry County, Pennsylvania

Circa 1890

Hooked cotton rags on burlap. Mounted for display.

L. 115", W. 45"

This is perhaps the largest known rug made by Magdalena Briner Eby.

See: Rug Hooked Traditions with Magdalena Briner Eby by Evelyn Lawrence and Kathy Wright for the life story and documentation of her rugs.

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