Quilt No.1072HT - Helen Taylor

Owner: 
Helen Taylor
Location: 
NSW South East
Maker
Maker: 
Helen Taylor's sister
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Utilitarian quilt, machine stitched. The outer cover has a top of floral and striped cretonne and a backing of faded pink cotton. This is a cover for another well worn quilt inside with a floral top and cream backing. The padding is a huge assortment of many layers of old woollen clothing secured with pieces of string. 1750 x 1040mm
History: 

The quilt may have been made by the sister of Mrs. Taylor (the present owner) who lived in the Blue Mountains. It was found in one of the workmen's cottages that form part of the precinct that includes the old homestead and various outbuildings, in the Currango National Park. The quilt is still used.

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