Quilt No.282IB - Ida Blenkiron

Ida Blenkiron
Owner: 
Ida Blenkiron
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Ida Ellenkiron
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork knee rug made from maroon wool cut up from a garment into different sized rectangles. Pieced by hand, then all edges crocheted with coloured wool thread. The top was then machined and quilted to a pale blue wool backing. No padding.
1080 x 780mm
History: 

Made by the owner, Ida Blenkiron, at Angaston (SA) 1958 - 1960.

Story: 

The top cover of the rug was Ida's winter overcoat which she wore in her teenage years 1930 - 1940.

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