Quilt No.85JD - June Dean

June Dean
Owner: 
June Dean
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Clara Bridle
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1940 - 1970
Description: 
Pieced hexagons, English paper method. Large hexagons form the centre with a border of smaller hexagons. The fabrics are all cotton in a wide range of colours and patterns. There is no padding. The backing is cotton, large white floral design on dark blue. The hexagons are hand pieced and the edges machined.
2480 x 1420 mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Clara Bridle between 1940 and 1950 in Tumut NSW. It then passed to her daughter Trixie Clugston and is now owned by her grand-daughter June Dean. It is still used.

Story: 

The maker, Clara Bridle (nee Green) was born at Lobbs Hole 1876 and died in a car accident in 1965. The fabrics for this quilt came from family and friends.

Clara Bridle
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