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Quilt number:

76JPM

Quilt Image No 1

Owner:

Jindera Pioneer Museum

Location:

NSW Riverina

Maker:

Unknown

Country/Place where quilt was made: 

AUSTRALIA NSW

Date:

1921 - 1940

Description:

Quilt made of 26 x 13 rectangles of woollen men's suiting samples. Each rectangle is about 70 x 130 mm. Wide variety of patterns, mainly stripes, and colours. The padding is part of a worn cream blanket and joined pieces of woollen clothing. The backing is a well worn piece of brushed cotton. Machine made. 11900 x 1870 mm

General Pattern:

Patchwork, Mosaic, Typically Australian, Tailors' samples

Quilt History:

This quilt was purchased at the clearing sale at Selby Grange, Brocklesby NSW in the 1980s.

Story of Quilt:

Attributed to Catherine Anderson who lived at Selby Grange with her husband Robert in the 1920s.

 

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