Quilt No.479RG - Robyn Gallaway

Robyn Gallaway
Owner: 
Robyn Gallaway
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Robyn Gallaway
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Machine made cotton quilt with 100mm cotton squares placed diagonally with peaks running around the edge. The colours are mainly autiumn tones and the patterns include checks, tartans, florals, geometric and plains. Materials were scraps left over from sewing projects such as children's clothes. There is a matching valance.
History: 

The quilt was made by Robyn Gallaway in 1971 as a functional cover for the double bed when she and her husband and 2 children lived in Bendigo. It is now on loan to Meringur Pioneer Village where it is on display.

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