New Brunswick Mat Registry

Inch Mat, Boston Sidewalk
Hooked by Mrs O. B. [Liza] Davis
Grand Falls NB • circa 1915

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The Registry

How Do I Register A Mat?

We invite you to bring your mats to one of our Registry locations where volunteers will:
Interview the owner of the mat to learn more about the mat/article
Examine and document the mat/article and take digital pictures.
Attach a tag with a Registry Number to the item.

What Mats Qualify For The Registry?

Any hooked mat/article made more than 25 years ago in New Brunswick or by someone born in New Brunswick.
Up to 4 mats per person qualify for registration at any one Registry

What Do I Bring To The Registry?

Your mat and any information about the mat maker--details about their life, such as where they lived, their interests or any activities that may have influenced their hooking.
Information about the design of the mat. For example, was the mat bottom purchased, adapted from a picture or source of inspiration, designed by the hooker or someone else?
Any printed material or photos pertaining to the mat or mat maker.

Is There Any Cost To Register?

There is no cost to individuals the NBMR covers registration costs from corporate and individual donations.

Feature Mats

Hooked by Emma Pierce Weldon
McKees Mills, NB
• circa 1930-1940

Hooked by Marguerite Arsenault Poirier
Grande Digue, NB
• circa 1925-1930

Hooked by Ilmi Sundby Johnson (1880-1970)
Port Elgin, NB

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