Quilt No.233WG - Win Groves

Win Groves
Owner: 
Win Groves
Location: 
SA Country
Maker
Maker: 
Win Groves
Made in
AUSTRALIA WA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt constructed of squares of cotton and seersucker fabrics in prints and plains, predominant colours are blues, yellows, pinks, and greens, in bright and pastel shades. Pieces are 12cm square. Backing is of nylon 'Anglaise' but was later removed due to fraying. Lace from a dress was stitched at the pillow end. Machine sewn.
1850 x 1440mm
History: 

Made and owned by Win Groves, at Pingrup, WA, about 1967.

Story: 

"Made 1967 from scraps of dress/pyjama fabrics, used as cover for bed. Made as necessity on farm. Single bed size. Originally backed with pieces of dress skirts of nylon. As this frayed it was cut off later. Some light furnishing scraps also used. Machine pieced on treadle 'Singer' sewing machine."
[Win Groves]

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