Quilt No.533YM - Yvonne Murray

Yvonne Murray
Owner: 
Yvonne Murray
Location: 
NSW South East
Maker
Maker: 
Jess Bennett, Jessie Dunstan, Yvonne Murray
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
This quilt is a series of hand stitched suffolk puff flowers in various shades of blue linked by a red 'path'. There is no padding and no backing.
1650 x 1350mm
History: 

The suffolk puff flowers were stitched by Jess Bennett, grandmother of the present owner and Jessie Dunstan, mother of the present owner Yvonne Murray. Yvonne added the red path to link the flowers and completed the quilt so it was made by 3 generations of women.

Story: 

The individual suffolk puff flowers made by Jessie Dunstan and Jess Bennett lay neglected in chests and cupboards until Yvonne's sister gave them to her and suggested she make pot holders from them. The finished quilt was the result.

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