Mat, embroidered, linen / cotton, kangaroo and koala motifs, maker unknown, Australia, 1930-1950
An embroidered rectangular linen mat. At one end, it features a motif of a kangaroo and joey and some trees in light and dark brown, black, blue, light and dark green stitching. At the other end, it features a motif of a koala in a tree in black, brown, grey, blue and green stitching. There is blanket stitching in a different colour along each side: yellow, blue, red and purple. The edges of the mat have been hemmed.