Quilt No.241JT - Jan Tregoweth

Jan Tregoweth
Owner: 
Jan Tregoweth
Location: 
SA country
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Patchwork quilt of cotton hexagon patches grouped in 'flowers', comprising 4 rings of patches around a central hexagon. Prints and plains are used, the colours mainly browns, greens, yellows, dark blue and dark pink. The 'paths' are in a yellow-brown cotton. Cotton backing. The padding is probably an old blanket. The quilt is an irregular shape, and is tied.
2550 x 1870mm
History: 

Maker unknown. Purchased in 1991 in the Barossa Valley (SA) by the owner, Jan Tregoweth.

Story: 

"In October 1991 I purchased this quilt from an antique dealer in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. It was from a deceased estate with no further information available. I was very disappointed at not knowing anything about the quilt but this did not put me off from purchasing same. The old quilt (depression era I reckon) is irregular in shape �"

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