Quilt No.735AVB - Army Museum Victoria Barracks

Army Museum Victoria Barracks
Owner: 
Army Museum Victoria Barracks
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Taree RSL Ladies Auxiliary
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Almost square top made of military colour patches of woollen material machine sewn on to blanket pieces, then each piece hand stitched together. The top is a frame style with central group of patches in a star motif with colour patches set in borders around the centre. There is no padding and the backing is the blanket pieces.
2143 x 2090mm
History: 

This quilt was made by the RSL Ladies Auxilliary in Taree NSW about 1946. The top includes some colour patches which were not issued until 1945. The Ladies Auxilliary donated the quilt to the Army Museum Victoria Barracks Sydney.

Staff Sergeant Bill Storer, Registrar, 2000
Staff Sergeant Bill Storer, Registrar, 2000
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