Quilt No.388DT - Darla Taylor

Darla Taylor
Owner: 
Darla Taylor
Location: 
NSW South Coast
Maker
Maker: 
Dash Family member
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
Unknown
Description: 
Double sided patchwork quilt. Both sides have central frame surrounded by borders. Side 1 has diamond of squares set in a square frame 490mm. Borders are squares and triangles. Side 2 is central frame of squares on point surrounded by plain grey velvet border then marroon border. Materials are cottons, silks, velvet, crepe, rayons in a wide variety of colours and apperned and plain. Machine construction. No quilting. Padding is a cream wool blanket.
1440 x 1420mm
History: 

The maker was a member of the Dash family. The present owner, Darla Taylor, swapped a blanket for the quilt in 1988. It had been in storage at Dash's in Blackheath, before that. It is now on display in the owner's house.

Story: 

It was made by a member of the Dash family but nothing else is known.

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