Quilt No.473GW - Glenda Wilkinson

Glenda Wilkinson
Owner: 
Glenda Wilkinson
Location: 
VIC North East
Maker
Maker: 
North Carolina Church Ladies Guild
Made in
USA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Quilt consisting of 30 blocks 360 x 360mm each (5 x 6). Each block consists of squares and rectangles arranged diagonally and edged with triangles. Each block is made from 2 or 3 different cotton materials, different colours but mainly pastels. It has not been quilted but tied with pink wool with 5 ties per block. Machine sewn with a folded and machine stitched edge. Padding appears to be coarse open weave cotton. The backing is printed flannelette.
2210 x 1850mm
History: 

The quilt was made by a church ladies guild in North Carolina, USA about 1967 for Betty Wootton. It was sent to her when she was living in Seoul, South Korea where she was working with her husband for the Presbyterian Missionary Society. When Betty returned from Korea in early 1969 she gave the quilt to her sister-in-law Glenda Wilkinson as she was returning overseas and wanted to leave it with someone who would appreciate it. It is rarely used.

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