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91 to 100 of 343 quilts

91.

[ 285HJ ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Square
Owner: Hazel Jarmyn  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA SA Adelaide -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "I am Australian Born in a Northern Town Named Booborowrie in my Grand Mother's House and have always been a very keen needle person. I love to sew as well as other needlework, including Tatting and Bobbin lace. I lived on the same..."

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[ 286DF ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Utilitarian
Owner: Denise Frahn  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA SA -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Quilt made by my maiden aunts, Manda and Emilie Behn on their farmlet on the outskirts of Riverton SA. They lived an almost self sufficient lifestyle, milking cows, pigs, poultry, garden and Manda a keen dressmaker and sewer. Quilt..."

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[ 289TH ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Utilitarian
Owner: Thelma Harris  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA SA -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "I have a Wagga made by Mother during her time on the North East Railway early in the 1930s. It is very heavy the inner looks like an old grey blanket & both sides are covered with a woven cotton material which has a few signs of..."

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[ 293ST ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Pieced Repeat Block, Log Cabin, Pieced Random
Owner: Sue Thomson  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA SA -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Story of Quilt: "The quilt was made by my paternal grandmother, Annie Sophia WINCH. Annie was born at Harrogate in the Adelaide hills in 1879, the second child of William PEARSON and Florence (Nee TEAKLE). She had 4 siblings; Ernest b. 1877; Edith b...."

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95.

[ 298WHF ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Pieced Repeat Block, Log Cabin, Pieced Random
Owner: National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1881 - 1900
Story of Quilt: "Nicholes Wallace was the second wife of Isaac Wallace, who was a farmer in Carlston, near Violet Town (Vic). Isaac was Nicholes' second husband. She had four sons by her first marriage to a Mr Brown, and made quilts for all her..."

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96.

[ 310BE ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Suffolk Puff
Owner: Beverley Edmonds  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA QLD -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: " Her grand-daughter Beverly Edmonds, asked Agnes to make a suffolk puff quilt; the negotiated price was $25.00. "Emma was not a sewer. Fabric pieces supplied by Beverly Edmonds. Clothing was made by the local dressmaker. Emma..."

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97.

[ 318JT ] Quilt Style: Pieced Animal skins, Native Fauna
Owner: Julie Treacy  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA QLD -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Kangaroos were shot in winter between shearing commitments. Stan made only two kangaroo rugs; he enjoyed making leather belts etc."

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98.

[ 319TM ] Quilt Style: Pieced Animal skins, Native Fauna
Owner: Tom Morgan  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA QLD -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "The rug has been in constant use by Ben (my son) & also his siblings. The missing lining can probably be explained by a moth attack. These skins are in very good order. Toni Wells, the maker of this rug lived in Western..."

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99.

[ 320BVS ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Utilitarian, Typically Australian, Re-used clothing or blanket
Owner: Brisbane Valley Historical Society  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA QLD -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Story of Quilt: "The wagga was constructed by layering whole garments in a rectangle, covering with unbleached calico and machine stitching through all layers. Son Eric recalls: 'After the girls left home, I had to help pull the wagga through the..."

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[ 324DW ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Utilitarian
Owner: Dulcie Williams  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA QLD -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "The quilt cover was bought by mail order from Brisbane, from T.C. Bierne & Co, a Brisbane general store which did mail order to the bush. The quilt was filled with chicken and cockatoo feathers stripped by family..."

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