Quilt No.1036MD - Mr. Michael and Mrs. Mary Dilworth

Mr. Michael and Mrs. Mary Dilworth
Owner: 
Mr. Michael and Mrs. Mary Dilworth
Location: 
WA Country
Maker
Maker: 
Linda Margaret Weir
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Pieced repeat block, hand pieced over papers in a diamond pattern. Blue patterned border. There is no padding and the quilt has been recently backed with calico. The 2 layers are tied together. 2240 x 1830 mm.
History: 

The quilt was made by Linda Margaret Weir (born Liddell) 1874 - 1962. It was made in Sydney probably between 1910 and 1920. Mrs D. Dilworth, daughter of the maker, owned the quilt until her death when it passed to Michael and Mary Dilworth, her son and daughter-in-law.

Story: 

Linda Margaret Weir (born Liddell) lived in Sydney and had one daughter. Later in life she went to Perth and lived with her daughter and son-in-law. She died in Perth. It is not known whether she made any other quilts.

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