Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
Owner Julie Treacy
Location QLD
Maker Stan Treacy
Origin queensland
Pattern Animal Skins Pieced
Date 1950-1959
Dimensions (H x W in cm) 214 x 206


Made before 1960 by Stan Treacy (1916-1988), a shearer in the Roma and Charleville area of Queensland. Owned by Stan, now owned by Julie and Pat Treacy. Known as 'Poppy's rug'. Kangaroos were shot in winter between shearing commitments. Stan made only two kangaroo rugs; he enjoyed making leather belts etc.


Animal skin rug made from rough rectangles of kangaroo skins, hand sewn together with leather thonging. Backing is woollen blankets.
2135 x 2057mm


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