Quilt No.514DG - Dianne Gorringe

 Dianne Gorringe
Owner: 
Dianne Gorringe
Location: 
TAS Country
Maker
Maker: 
Millist Vincent
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Patchwork quilt/cloth with strong overall design of very small squares. The colours are navy, red, cream, green (khaki) and fawn. There is a wide fringe on all sides. There is no padding. The backing is cotton sateen.
1240 x 126mm
History: 

The quilt was made in about 1900 to 1905 by Millist Vincent thought to have been a batman to Lord Kitchener in the Boer war. It was handed down to 1. Mrs. Millicent Driscoll daughter of Millist Vincent 2. Mrs.Dorothy Hammond grand-daughter of Millist and mother of the present owner. 3. Mrs. Dianne Corringe great grand-daughter of the maker Millist Vincent. With these 3 generations it was been in Tasmania. It is not now used.

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