Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHWestern Australian Museum Collection
Register No.27WAM
OwnerWestern Australia Museum
Location Perth WA Australia
MakerUnknown
Origin Western Australia
Pattern Animal Skins Pieced
Datec. 1930s
Dimesions (H x W in cm)172 x 137

History

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.

Description

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

1720 x 1370 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.