This rug is of great significance because of the rarity of it and also it’s historical importance of combining traditional Indigenous stitching techniques with modern European patchwork influences in the design.
It represents the work that was being produced at Hermannsburg during the 1960s. The label attached to the back of the rug “Product of Hermannsburg Mission Central Australia” also contributes to its rare significance as there are only two of these rugs known in existence.
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