Quilt No.355AH - Ann Hockey

Ann Hockey
Owner: 
Ann Hockey
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Sarah Hockey
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from rectangles of samples of men's woollen suitings, in greys and blues and some browns. The rectangles were machine sewn together and then sewn in rows or strips. Originally the quilt had a rabbit skin backing, removed due to deterioration. No padding. Machine sewn.
1550 x 1420mm
History: 

Made in approximately 1925 by Sarah Hockey at Wendellama (NSW). Owned by her son, Reg Hockey, now owned by his daughter Ann.

Story: 

Used on surveyor's gang at Deua River (north west of Moruya, NSW), 1925, and also in the Brindabellas (NSW).

Sarah Hockey
Sarah Hockey

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