Quilt No.570DA - Daphne Akehurst

Daphne Akehurst
Owner: 
Daphne Akehurst
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Jane Jackson
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW Riverina
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Cotton quilt of hexagons in 'Grandmother's Flower Garden' pattern. Hand stitched. Machined to a cotton backing. There is no padding.
2480 x 1950mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Mrs. Jane Jackson of Temora c.1940. Mrs. Jackson was the grandmother of the present owner, Daphne Akehurst. The quilt then passed to Daphne's mother, Elsie Harris. It is not used now.

Mrs. Jane Jackson with her son c.1940
Mrs. Jane Jackson with her son c.1940

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