Quilt No.1101WAQA - West Australian Quilters' Association

West Australian Quilters' Association
Owner: 
West Australian Quilters' Association
Location: 
WA Perth
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Repeat block in Dresden Plate pattern using various cotton fabrics from the 1920s. Quilted with a flower in the purple/pink centre and squares elsewhere. Border is furnishing fabric. The padding is cotton that is disintegrating and the backing is calico. 1980 x 2100mm
History: 

The maker is unknown. The quilt was given to the West Australian Quilters' Association by Irene and Gordon Ryan who purchased it in an antique shop in New York about 1969. There is no earlier history but it has been well loved and used by the Ryans. It is not used now.

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