Quilt No.420VI - Val Ireland

Val Ireland
Owner: 
Val Ireland
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Val Ireland
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
The top of this utility quilt is machine pieced rectangles of woollen materials joined in strips. It includes corduroys and velveteens and woollen tartan. The backing is an Indian cotton blanket.
1651 x 1271mm
History: 

This utility quilt was made in 1954 by Val Ireland and it is still owned by her. It is not used now.

Story: 

" This Wagga was made for camping. We didn't have a car and we caught the train to the north or south coast (NSW) or wherever the fishing was good."
[Val Ireland 14.1.98]

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