OwnerColleen and Bruce Wright
Location NSW
MakerUnknown
Origin
Pattern Animal Skins Pieced
Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)155 x 130

History

Made in Tumbarumba NSW in the late 1940s for Dick Wenke, a skin buyer who had it made from selected fox skins. Owned by Colleen and Bruce Wright.

Description

Skin rug made from approximately 50 fox skins. These are hand sewn together in strips approximately 100mm wide across the width of the rug. Backing is of dark brown felt. The edge is trimmed with blue felt with a scalloped edge. Skins were tanned with wattle bark tanning solution.
1550 x 1300mm

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