Quilt No.507HP - Name withheld

Name withheld
Owner: 
Name withheld
Location: 
TAS
Maker
Maker: 
Edward Fleming?
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Wallaby skin rug backed with checked cotton material. 1220 x 610mm
History: 

The rug was given to, or made by, the owner's grandfather Edward Fleming. He gave it to his wife Beatrice shortly after they were married in 1894. It was given to the present owner, the eldest grand child, by an aunt when the family home was sold. It was on the bed she was born in over 66 years ago. It was used until 5 years ago.

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