Quilt No.37BHS - Busselton Historical Society

Busselton Historical Society
Owner: 
Busselton Historical Society
Location: 
WA South West
Maker
Maker: 
Clara Stayley's grandmother
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
The strip quilt is handsewn and quilted. Quilt top has 13 panels or strips of 3 different cotton lawn floral prints. Some fabrics are now wearing. Backing is of plain white cotton. The padding is wool. Quilting features a triple row cable design with flower motifs.
2100 x 1800mm
History: 

Made in England in 1863 by Clara Staley's grandmother. Clara Staley came to Australia in 1920 and was part of the Group Settlement in 1922. The quilt was known as 'Aunt Clara's Quilt'. Donated to the Busselton Historical Society [WA].

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