Rare American Folk Arts & Crafts needlework rug Tebbetts sisters
Superb and rare example of a large Folk Arts & Crafts needlework rug
by the four Tebbetts sisters of Pittsburgh, Pensylvannia, USA (signed to the edges).
Stylised Aztec style folk cat, duck and other geometric designs.
Approx 12ft by 5ft
The famous Sisters Tebbetts - examples of their work are in the National Cathedral in Washington, USA (massive altar rug & cushions) amongst other institutions. They were also famous for their Petiekin baby cloth doll creations.
For more info on the fascinating sisters, please read our latest blog on them:
Four Sisters and a Rug!
Our thanks to Diane Ney, Head Archivist at Washington Cathedral and her volunteer assistant Amanda Chadbourne