Quilt No.310BE - Beverley Edmonds

Beverley Edmonds
Owner: 
Beverley Edmonds
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Agnes Emma Vonhoff
Made in
AUSTRALIA QLD
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from Suffolk Puffs in bright and pastel colours in cotton, cotton polyester blend and satin. Patches are a mixture of dark and light prints, set in groups of 4 patches. No lining or backing. Hand sewn. Written in ink on the back of the quilt: "Made by Agnes Emma Vonhoff for G.daughter Beverly Edmond".
2050mm x 1480mm
History: 

Made by Agnes Emma Vonhoff (born Schultz) in 1967, Toowoomba (Qld). Agnes was born 1897 in Goombungle, Qld, and died 1976 in Toowoomba Qld. Made for her grand-daughter, Beverly Edmonds, who owns the quilt.

Story: 

Her grand-daughter Beverly Edmonds, asked Agnes to make a suffolk puff quilt; the negotiated price was $25.00.
"Emma was not a sewer. Fabric pieces supplied by Beverly Edmonds. Clothing was made by the local dressmaker. Emma managed mending etc activities associated with farm life. She was a great cook!"

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