Quilt No.234WG - Win Groves

Win Groves
Owner: 
Win Groves
Location: 
SA Country
Maker
Maker: 
Win Groves
Made in
AUSTRALIA WA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Wholecloth quilt with front and back of green and white check gingham. The filling is made from jumpers, suitings, warm skirts etc. Machine sewn.
1800 x 1050mm
History: 

Made by the owner Win Groves in Pingrup, WA in 1966. Now used as a drop sheet for painting, and for packing when shifting furniture.

Story: 

Made as a necessity for warmth on the farm (Pingrup in WA), when cash was low, and they were new land farming in 1966. Cover of green check gingham was the original kitchen curtains in the first house (1952) in Broken Hill. Machine sewn on a 'Singer' treadle sewing machine.

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