OwnerMal Crawford
Location QLD
MakerMal Crawford
Origin queensland
Pattern Wholecloth Wagga
Date1960-1969
Dimensions (H x W in cm)188 x 113

History

This quilt/rug was made by Mal Crawford pre 1970 and is still owned by him. It is still used on fishing trips. 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 January 1998]

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

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