Quilt No.126BF - Bud and Patricia Ford

Bud and Patricia Ford
Owner: 
Bud and Patricia Ford
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Mary Powell Shann
Made in
AUSTRALIA QLD
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Cotton quilt made from a wide variety of scraps, patterned and plain, in rectangles and squares. Machine construction with white cotton lining.
2185 x 1829mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Mary Powell Shann, Mother of Patricia Ford, the present owner. It was made to use on children's beds. It is stored at 'Aldersyde East' and is used on a bed in the guest flat.

Story: 

Mary Powell Shann was known as a most industrious woman. She loved playing ball sports, tennis, golf, bowls.

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