Quilt No.147NWM - National Wool Museum

Owner: 
National Wool Museum
Location: 
VIC South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Travelling rug. Wool, cotton and velvet. Handsewn, partly filled with wool blanket and hessian. The top of this rug was originally a green crushed velvet overcoat. Various parts of the garment have been unstitched and spread out to form a flat surface.
2100 x 1050mm
History: 

Maker unknown,thought to have been made early 1940s.
Donated to the National Wool Museum by the Running Stitch Group.

Story: 

This quilt is one of a collection of quilts known as 'The Running Stitch Collection', donated to the National Wool Museum in 1989 by the Running Stitch Group. (Barbara Macey, Lois Densham, Susan Denton and Jan Ross-Manley).

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