Quilt No.427MC - Mal Crawford

Mal Crawford
Owner: 
Mal Crawford
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Mal Crawford
Made in
AUSTRALIA QLD
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
The top is an old army blanket, the backing is jute bags and the padding is old woollen material and parts of the maker's mother's fake leopard skin coat. It is hand sewn using a darning needle and fishing line.
1880 x 1132mm
History: 

This quilt/rug was made by Mal Crawford pre 1970 and is still owned by him. It is still used on fishing trips.

Story: 

Mal crawford is a keen fisherman and the Wagga was and is still used on fishing trips. "The kids couldn't move when they slept under it."
[Mal Crawford 13.1.98]

The house where the quilt is kept
The house where the quilt is kept
Mal Crawford, the maker, 1998
Mal Crawford, the maker, 1998
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