Quilt No.161VG - Valinda Gale

Valinda Gale
Owner: 
Valinda Gale
Location: 
VIC Northern
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
Unknown
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from squares of cotton prints in florals, stripes, spots and checks, joined together in rows. Colours are predominantly blues, reds, yellow and pastels. Binding is of turquoise blue fabric. Materials appear to be from the 40s or 50s. Patches caught in the middle with a woollen knot - red, yellow, blue wool. No quilting. Backed in blue fleecy flannel.
Single bed length and width.
History: 

Maker unknown. Purchased in an Op Shop in Northam (WA) in approx 1980. Now used by the Gale-Peart family.

Story: 

"� purchased in an Op Shop in Northam WA in approx. 1980 (my father was born [1929] and raised in Northam so it has a special significance for me."

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