Tapestry - Weighing The Fleece
From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria
- Brown timber framed woollen tapestry with cream mounting board. Tapestry is handstitched and features various colours. Scene depicts four men and a woman in a shearing shed. Two of the men are handling sheep, one man is weighing a fleece while the last man and woman look on.
Back of frame has a horizontal hanging wire, a framers stamp at the bottom centre and a handwritten creators name and date at the top right corner.
- 62.5 x 81 cm
- Hand-stitched tapestry by M. Baker in 2001. Tapestry represents part of the family history of working in the wool industry as owners of a sheep property for five generations. The family has run Corriedale sheep in Lismore, Victoria.
- 17 Oct 2018 at 12:25PM