Quilt No.279MR - Marian Russell

Marian Russell
Owner: 
Marian Russell
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from squares of wool, cotton, tweed, corduroy, tartan and stretch knit fabrics. Colours are mainly reds, greens, blues, pink and orange, mostly solid colours with some checks, stripes and florals. Padding is an open weave hessian material. Backing is a loosely woven cotton, pieced, buff coloured with a woven red and orange thread. Machine pieced, machine quilted in a large rectangle.
1601 x 915mm
History: 

Maker unknown. Fabric types indicate a date of make around 1950 - 1970. Owned by the Barossa Village, Nuriootpa (SA).

Story: 

The quilt was used on a resident's bed in the Nursing Home. It was not her quilt but taken from the stock cupboard for her use.

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