Quilt No.78DM - David Mort

Owner: 
David Mort
Location: 
NSW Central West
Maker
Maker: 
Marjorie Mort
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW t
Date: 
1940 - 1970
Description: 
Quilt/rug of show ribbons. 40 woollen 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th prize ribbons sewn together. Colours are blue, red, yellow and white. Backing is blue cotton.
1600 x 1600 mm
History: 

Made by the late Marjorie Mort of Bodalla and Double Bay NSW after 1961. Remains in the family and now owned by David Mort . It is hanging on the wall for decoration at Little Tallawangra, Mudgee NSW.

Story: 

The ribbons were won by the Bodalla Company for showing Guernsey bulls and cows at Bega, Dapto, Sydney Royal Easter and Berry shows between 1959 and 1961.

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