Quilt No.311BE - 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 cottons. Patches are a mixture of dark and light prints, including gingham, floral and geometrics, set in groups of 4 patches. No lining or backing. Hand sewn, the patches are joined with fine crochet cotton.
2140 x 1380mm
History: 

Made by Agnes Emma Vonhoff (born Schultz) in Toowoomba (Qld), about the 1950s. Agnes was born 1897 in Goombungle, Qld, and died 1976 in Toowoomba Qld. The quilt was left to her son Gordon Vonhoff and on his death came to his daughter Beverley Edmonds, the owner.

Story: 

The fabrics for the quilt were collected in the 1930s and 1940s, and the quilt was made about the 1950s.

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