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View All Hooked Rugs: The Mary Sheppard Burton Collection

All of the Mary Shepherd Burton Collection hooked rugs are presented below--eleven link to commentary written by the artist.  The carpets, which are as large as 45" by 69," may be viewed as complete images (in two sizes) or interactively using our "zoom" view to see the detailed stitch work.

Image: Rug 1 - When Pa Was Young - Skating the Bay
When Pa Was Young - Skating the Bay
Edward Sampson Phipps
Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1993-1994.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 45 x 69 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 2 - When Pa Was Young - The Tool Fetcher
When Pa Was Young - The Tool Fetcher
Edward Sampson Phipps
Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1993.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 46.5 x 32.5 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 3 - The Secret Place
The Secret Place
Alice Phipps
Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1994.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 43.75 x 52.25 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 4 - Strawberry Capital of the World, Pittsville, Maryland
Strawberry Capital of the World, Pittsville, Maryland
John Raymond Sheppard
Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1994-1995.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 62 x 43 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 5 - When Dad Was Two
When Dad Was Two
Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1995.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 44.25 x 33 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 6 - The Bushel Basket Hat
The Bushel Basket Hat
  Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1996.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 49.5 x 59.5 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 7 - A Chicken in Every Pot
A Chicken in Every Pot
Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1996.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 66 x 44 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 8 - Fox Hunting at Sycamore Hollow
Fox Hunting at Sycamore Hollow
Montgomery County, MD

Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1998.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 66 x 44 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen

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Image: Rug 9 - Chicken Fishin’, Tyaskin, Maryland
Chicken Fishin’, Tyaskin, Maryland
Nellie Blaine Lankford

Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1999.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 39 x 46 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 10 - The First Meals on Wheels
The First Meals on Wheels
Alice Phipps

Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 1999.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 42 x 58 inches.
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 11 - Day’s End on the Sinepuxent Bay
Day’s End on the Sinepuxent Bay
Richard Dale

Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 2001.
Read commentary by the artist.
Dimensions: 19.25 x 34.5 inches
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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Image: Rug 12 - When Mom was Wee
When Mom was Wee
Mary Sheppard Burton’s Story

Tell Me ‘Bout Series, 2005.
Dimensions: 44 1/5 x 31 inches
Hooked on twelve-thread-count linen
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