Quilt No.363BW - Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright
Owner: 
Bruce Wright
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Skin rug made from approximately 50 fox skins. These are hand sewn together in strips approx. 100mm wide across the width of the rug. Backing is of dark brown felt. The edge is trimmed with blue felt with a scalloped edge. Skins were tanned with wattle bark tanning solution. 1550 x 1300mm
History: 

Made in Tumbarumba (NSW) in the late 1940s for Dick Wenke, a skin buyer who had it made from selected fox skins. Owned by Colleen and Bruce Wright.

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