Quilt No.820TMAG - Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Owner: 
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Location: 
TAS Hobart
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Small possum skin rug with the centre area greyish skins and 2 narrow borders of reddish brown and dark brown pelts. The skins are hand sewn with white thread. The backing is woollen material, light brown with dark brown woven stripe. 1380 x 1040mm
History: 

This rug is thought to be late 19th century. It was possibly a buggy rug. It was presented to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in 1974 by the family of Mrs A M Shore

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