Quilt No.367YHS - Yass & District Historical Society

Yass & District Historical Society
Owner: 
Yass & District Historical Society
Location: 
NSW South East
Maker
Maker: 
Florrie Bingley
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made of approx. 730 Suffolk Puffs, using mainly cotton materials in florals and plains. Each puff is 45mm diameter. The quilt centre has a square of 16 pink puffs outlined with a single row of blue puffs. Each corner of the quilt has a square of 9 puffs in a single colour. No padding. Quilt is edged and backed with a red and white tartan cotton.
History: 

Made in 1967 in the Yass district by Florrie Bingley, the mother of the previous owner, Gordon McLung. Owned by Yass & District Historical Society.

Story: 

The quilt was exhibited at many local shows and won prizes. It was Florrie Bingley's wish that the quilt be given to the Yass & District Historical Society.

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