Quilt No.791CHS - Canberra & District Historical Society

Owner: 
Canberra & District Historical Society
Location: 
ACT
Made in
AUSTRALIA ACT
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Cotton quilt, hand pieced from dress type materials with the backing applied by machine. The backing is calico and has maker's signatures embroidered on it. There is no padding.
2460 x 2300mm
History: 

"Sometimes said to reproduce an old quilt; however this story is not backed up by details in the Register, or in article in the Canberra Times 10.3.1964 page 3 commemorating presentation of quilt by Canberra Embroiderers to CDHS. No further details in Register."
[Canberra & District Historical Society]
The quilt is stored at Blundell's cottage , Parkes ACT and is sometimes on display.

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