Quilt No.371RB - Roslyn Beattie

Roslyn Beattie
Owner: 
Roslyn Beattie
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Julia White
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from different sized rectangles, in new materials, including cotton, lightweight velvet, lining silk, crepe, seersucker, and satin. All fabrics are of even weight. Colours are mainly light, with pinks, greens and blues predominating. No padding or backing. Quilt was not finished.
2050 x 1250mm
History: 

Made about 1935 at Gosford NSW by Mrs Julia White (born Hartnet), born in Adelong in 1875. Later owned by her niece Mabel Grady, then by Julia's great, great niece Alma Smith. Now owned by Roslyn Beattie.

Story: 

"Julia White was born 1875 in Adelong [NSW]. After the death of her husband Julia supported her son by dressmaking for stores in Gosford. Scraps were used in quilts."
[Roslyn Beattie]

Julia White, Adelong NSW
Julia White, Adelong NSW

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