Quilt No.317SM - Sandra Murphy

Owner: 
Sandra Murphy
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Dorothy White
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from hexagon patches, cut from cotton scraps, in the 'Grandmother's Flower Garden' design. Hand sewn. No padding. Backing is cotton sheeting.
2100 x 1400mm
History: 

Made c.1964 by Dorothy White, owned by her grand-daughter Sandra Murphy.

Story: 

"My grandmother Dorothy White was a sewer and everyone gave her scraps of material - she couldn't bear to part with them so as a legacy to her grand-daughters she started hand piecing grannies flower patch quilts."[Sandra Murphy]

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