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Tapestry - Weighing The Fleece

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Description
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.
Size
62.5 x 81 cm
Object Registration
7768
Historical information
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.
When Made
2001
Last updated
17 Oct 2018 at 12:25PM