Quilt No.232WG - Win Groves

Win Groves
Owner: 
Win Groves
Location: 
SA Country
Maker
Maker: 
Win Groves
Made in
AUSTRALIA WA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from squares of wool and cotton fabrics, from dressing gown material, skirts, and corduroy. Machine sewn onto a cotton counterpane woven in stripes of red, blue, black on white. Colours of fabrics are red, blue, yellow, white and grey, with a dark grey check. Sewn on a treadle sewing machine.
2250 x 2050mm
History: 

Made and owned by Win Groves in 1967 at Pingrup, WA. Made for her son John.

Story: 

The quilt was made for warmth on a farm at Pingrup, WA. It was a bought bedspread on to which were stitched pieces of worn skirts, dressing gowns, dresses and other pieces of warm materials. They were stitched on to the 'bed size' with the edges left to hand to the floor.

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