Quilt No.897RW - Ros Wight

Ros Wight
Owner: 
Ros Wight
Location: 
ACT
Maker
Maker: 
Mrs Gullett
Made in
AUSTRALIA ACT
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
One of a pair of patchwork quilts machine sewn from squares of cottons and silks in pinks, aquas and blues in plain and print materials. Both quilts are similar. The backing is white cotton. There is no padding.
2200 x 1500mm
History: 

The quilts were made by Mrs. Gullett, the mother of the present owner Ros Wight, in Canberra c.1960

Story: 

"The silk fabrics came from the Canberra fabric store 'Peuon Thai'. This was a high quality shop that sold silks and cottons in unusual colours and patterns for the 1960s and 1970s. The shop also provided a dressmaking service." [Ros Wight 6.7.01]

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