Quilt No.178QHS - Queenscliffe Historical Society Inc

Queenscliffe Historical Society Inc
Owner: 
Queenscliffe Historical Society Inc
Location: 
VIC South West
Maker
Maker: 
M Wilkinson
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made of 1 inch hand paper pieced hexagonal patches (English technique), with plain and floral patterned blue fabrics in clusters at regular intervals throughout the taupe coloured patches. Centre of quilt has a cluster or 'flower' of 4 rings of patches, the centre group embroidered in blue satin stitch: 'MW 1938'. Border consists of 3 rows of medium, light and dark blue hexagons. No padding. Backing is of blue cotton sateen.
2185 x 1372mm
History: 

Made and owned by Mrs M Wilkinson in 1938, the wife of Col. Wilkinson of the Engineers' Depot, Swan Island, Queenscliff (Australian Defence Force). Owned by Queenscliffe Historical Society Inc.

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