Quilt No.528DT - Di Tement

Di Tement
Owner: 
Di Tement
Location: 
TAS Hobart
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Leather buggy rug constructed from hundreds of squares each 60mm. There is a pink band of the same size squares 3 rows in from each border. There is no padding. The backing is a towelling type material. 1140 x 1700mm
History: 

This buggy rug is part of the 'Adam Tement Collection'. Adam Tement 1962-1990 lived in Launceston and was a serious collector of Australian pottery of which he had a very fine national collection. He later "fell in love with quilts" [Di Tement]. Adam died of cystic fibrosis and the quilts are now owned by his mother Di.

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