OwnerName withheld
Location TAS
MakerAttributed to Edward Fleming
Origin tasmania
Pattern Animal Skins Pieced
Date1850-1899
Dimensions (H x W in cm)122 x 61

History

The rug was given to or made by the owner's grandfather Edward Fleming. He gave it to his wife Beatrice shortly after they were married in 1894. It was given to the present owner, the eldest grandchild, by an aunt when the family home was sold. It was on the bed she was born in over 66 years ago. It was used until 5 years ago.

Description

Wallaby skin rug backed with checked cotton material.
1220 x 610mm

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