Quilt No.309BE - Beverley Edmonds

Beverley Edmonds
Owner: 
Beverley Edmonds
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Patchwork quilt in a variation of the 'Drunkard's Path' pattern, in cream and orange cotton. Cotton backing. Cotton padding. Hand quilted around patches, with a square quilted in the centre of each white square, and a cable pattern quilted in the cream and orange border. The quilt is edged with 'prairie points' (made from folded squares of fabric) in alternate orange and cream. Hand and machine sewn.
2210 x 1905mm
History: 

Maker unknown, believed to have been made in the 1930s. Purchased by the owner, Beverly Edmonds, in 1986.

Story: 

"I bought this quilt at the James Street Markets in 1986 (Toowoomba). I paid $15.00 for it. I was told it used to belong to Mrs des Payne of DALBY - I was told the quilt originally came from America. Believed to have been made in the 1930s."

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