• The Mary Sheppard Burton Collection (American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress)

    The Mary Sheppard Burton Collection was acquired by the American Folklife Center in March 2006. The centerpiece of the collection is a set of 12 beautiful hooked rugs made by Maryland artist Mary Sheppard Burton. The rugs comprise a series entitled Tell Me 'Bout and each relate a personal narrative about the Burton family. American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress