Quilt No.491BS - Bob Sloan

Bob Sloan
Owner: 
Bob Sloan
Location: 
VIC North East
Maker
Maker: 
Bob Sloan
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Double sided quilt made from all wool worsted suiting samples. Machine construction. There is no padding.
1840 x 1330mm
History: 

This quilt was made by Bob Sloan and is still owned by him. It was made as a camping rug and is still used as this.

Story: 

"I started working in his father's tailoring and men's wear store in Murray Street Wangaratta in 1941. During the quiet times I dismantled suiting pattern books and machined them into areas large enough for this quilt. It was intended as a camping rug at the time, and is still used as such to this day." [Bob Sloan 14.6.11999]

Sloan's mens wear c.1928
Sloan's mens wear c.1928

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