Quilt No.449MP - Marie Pye

Marie Pye
Owner: 
Marie Pye
Location: 
VIC South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Quilt of scrap hexagons. Hand pieced over papers with some papers still in place. Materials used include seersucker, plisse, chambray and various other textured cottons used in dressmaking. The owner has restored the quilt. The backing is a soft cotton in indigo blue and the padding is flannelettte. "I machine tied the quilt in its restoration using cream cotton at the intersections so that it doesn't impinge on the interesting fabrics and the overall scrap effects." [Marie Pye]
2590 x 2170mm
History: 

The maker is unknown. Marie Pye found 2 quilts in an Op shop in bad repair. They had been used as doona covers. She retained one and this hexagon quilt is the other one. It is not used now.

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