Quilt No.815QVM - Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Owner: 
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Location: 
TAS
Maker
Maker: 
Eugene Ransom
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
Unknown
Description: 
Rug made from skins of black quolls. The skins are dark grey-brown with black areas and each skin has cream spots. The skins are mainly machine stitched together with a few roughly hand sewn. The backing is maroon felt and this extends beyond the top with a scalloped edging. There is yellow ric-rac braid hand sewn on the back seam. 1300 x 885mm
History: 

According to the auction catalogue the quolls were shot and the rug made by Eugene Ransom. The Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery acquired it in 1989.

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