Hooked rug attributed to Magdalena Briner, c 1880-1890. Typical of Briner's rugs, the background is elaborately striated in a mutlitude of colors and fabrics. The centered dog is executed in Briner's usual style of rounded legs, paws, and tail, and a distinct eye. A true piece of folk art and an excellent example of Briner's extraordinary style. See Rug Hooking Traditions with Magdalene Briner Eby, Evelyn Lawrence and Kathy Wright. Dimensions: 44” x 33.5”. Professionally mounted for hanging. Dimensions: 50" x 27.5".