Quilt No.576JT - Jillian Towers

Jillian Towers
Owner: 
Jillian Towers
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Delores Taylor and Elsie Towers
Made in
ENGLAND and AUSTRALIA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Hand pieced patchwork quilt with 10 diamonds consisting of hexagons with white and black rows as edging. Materials include furnishing and dress materials and a type of linen. It is not quilted or tied. The backing is a small floral print in flannelette.
2180 x 1830mm
History: 

The hexagon diamonds were hand pieced by Delores (Babs) Taylor in England during WW11. The black and white hexagons and the backing were added by Elsie Towers, the present owner's mother, in Australia in 1982. It is not used now.

Story: 

Babs Taylor migrated to Australia from England after the war. She died in the late 1970s.

Babs Taylor is in the centre
Babs Taylor is in the centre

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