Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHWestern Australian Museum Collection
Owner Western Australia Museum
Location Perth WA Australia
Maker Unknown
Origin western-australia
Pattern Animal Skins Pieced
Date 1900-1939
Dimensions (H x W in cm) 172 x 137


The skins were collected and tanned by the donor's father in the late 1920s and early 1930s in the Wandering-Pingelly-Popanyinning area of Western Australia where he was a farmer.


Possum skin rug made from rows of possum pelts sewn to a woollen blue checked blanket.

1720 x 1370 mm


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