Quilt No.364BW - Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright
Owner: 
Bruce Wright
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Bill Broadhurst
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Skin rug made from 40 rabbit skins, stitched in strips and then sewn to make 5 rows down the length of the rug. Three skins are missing. Tanned by hand with wattle bark, and hand sewn. No padding or backing. 1400 x 1100mm
History: 

Made about 1940 in Tumbarumba by Bill Broadhurst, who owned the rug. Owned by Bruce Wright.

Story: 

Bill Broadhurst was a mountain stockman and used the rug in the mountain leases.

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