Quilt No.358AH - 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 of small squares pieced from four triangles. Each square is 90mm and is joined to the others by a herringbone lacing in yellow rayon crochet thread, so making an open mesh between each square. The quilt is edged with thick yellow rayon corded braid. Each square is backed with gold coloured cotton. No padding.
1730 x 1430mm
History: 

Made in the late 1930s by Sarah Hockey of Wendellama (NSW). Owned by Sarah, then by her daughter in law Lilian Hockey, now owned by Ann Hockey, Lilian's daughter in law.

Story: 

"Sarah Hockey learnt to crochet so she could complete the quilt. Daughter in law Lil Hockey showed her how to crochet."
[[Ann Hockey 1.4.97]

Sarah Hockey
Sarah Hockey

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