Quilt No.699HW - Hilary Williams

 Hilary Williams
Owner: 
Hilary Williams
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Clare May
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Wholecloth quilt of fine cream homespun embroidered with stranded cotton in 2 shades, brown and buff, with gold highlights. It is a cross stitch floral pattern which was stamped on the homespun. The self coloured quilting is mostly in straight lines with a fern design border. The quilt has a bound edge.
2460 x 1670mm
History: 

This embroidered quilt was made by Mrs. Clare May in Melbourne in the 1960s and is now owned by her daughter, Mrs. Hilary Williams. The kit was either bought in America or at Georges in Melbourne. It is used in summer.

Story: 

Mrs. May was a member of the Australian-American Association in the 1960s and was a keen sewer.

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