Quilt No.281IB - Ida Blenkiron

Ida Blenkiron
Owner: 
Ida Blenkiron
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Fanny Grace Ellenkiron
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Crazy patchwork quilt top for single bed, made from cotton patches in plains, checks, stripes and florals, machine pieced directly on to a backing of brown, yellow and white check cotton. A saxe blue cotton headcloth gathered skirt or flounce is on three sides, split at the sides. 1920 x 95omm
History: 

Made by Fanny Grace Blenkiron, at Angaston (SA) between 1950 and 1960. Owned by her daughter-in-law, Ida Blenkiron.

Story: 

Pieces of patchwork include remnants from some of Ida's favourite dresses, including pieces from the plaid dress she wore at school.

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