Quilt No.376MR - Mary Robertson

Mary Robertson
Owner: 
Mary Robertson
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Mary Robertson
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Domestic Wagga made from 3 bags joined (the bags feel lighter than the jute wheat or flour bags) and covered back and front with floral cotton featuring large roses in red and oranges. The cover is machined.
1750 x 840mm
History: 

Made by Mary Robertson and still remains in the family. Stored in their home in Coolamon.

Story: 

Mary Robertson made this domestic Wagga rug for their 2 boys to use when they went camping.

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