Quilt No.10ARM - Albury Regional Museum

Albury Regional Museum
Owner: 
Albury Regional Museum
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Betty McIntyre's Grandparents
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Patchwork quilt or cloth made from pieces of woollen material used for regimental uniforms in England last century. Star pattern in colours, red, pale blue, green, maroon, yellow [white] and brown. Hand pieced probably by more than one person. Red fringe machined on. Red flannelette backing in poor condition. Two layers, not quilted.
1780 x 1700mm
History: 

The quilt was made in England by the grandparents of the donor, Mrs Betty McIntyre. It was donated to the Albury Regional Museum, NSW in 1972.

Story: 

Albury and District Historical Society Bulletin No 113 April 1972 acknowledged the donation with: "Mrs C.S. McIntyre (per Mr Schilg), 19th century patchwork quilt, made by her grandparents in England, from a colourful 'pot-pourri' of service uniform materials".

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