Quilt No.174LC - Leila Craig

Leila Craig
Owner: 
Leila Craig
Location: 
VIC
Maker
Maker: 
Jean Chaffe
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt of hexagon patches in a variety of colours and fabrics, including cottons, wool, lace, nylon. Edging is of yellow cotton. It is backed but there is no filling or padding.
2470 x 2100mm
History: 

Made by Mrs Jean Chaffe, from about 1960 onwards, for her daughter, Leila Craig.

Story: 

"The hexagons are all of my childhood clothes, school uniforms, glory box clothes, wedding dress and bridesmaid dress, school sewing fabric, Mum's aprons, brother's shirts, my and sister's dresses."
[Leila Craig]

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