Register No.903SAM
OwnerSouth Australian Museum
Location SA
MakerNarangga Woman Louisa
Origin AUSTRALIA SA
Pattern Animal Skins Pieced
Datec. 1900
Dimensions (H x W in cm)

History

The rug was made by Louisa (Narangga woman), Marion Bay on the Yorke Peninsula South Australia c. 1900. It was donated to the South Australian Musuem by JH Johnson in the early 1900s.

Description

Wallaby skin rug of small rectangles stitched together with sinew. The back of the rug has been scored in diamond patterns.

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