Quilt No.1038KC - King Cottage Museum

King Cottage Museum
Owner: 
King Cottage Museum
Location: 
WA South West
Maker
Maker: 
Rose Elizabeth Walker
Made in
AUSTRALIA WA
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Hand sewn hexagons over paper templates in a pattern known as 'Grandmother's Flower Garden'. Materials are printed dress cottons, patterned and plain, mainly in pinks, blues and browns. The border and backing is grey linen and is machine stitched on. There is no padding. 2060 x 1579 mm.
History: 

The quilt was made by Rose Elizabeth Walker (born Carey) in about 1897. Rose married John Walker, a lawyer, in 1902. The quilt was donated to the King Cottage Museum by Mrs. Edwin Eastman. It is displayed occasionally for brief periods.

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