Quilt No.81RB - Rosemary Blake

Rosemary Blake
Owner: 
Rosemary Blake
Location: 
ACT
Maker
Maker: 
Edith Perrott
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Single bed quilt made from sugar bags stitched together covered with a ticking type fabric. This inner layer is then covered with muslin, dyed yellow. It is similar in construction to 80RB but much lighter as the sugar bags are lighter than the heavy jute potato bags.
1520 x 990 mm
History: 

This small quilt was made by Edith Perrott of Tumbarumba in 1945 for her small grand-daughter Rosemary. Rosemary Blake (Perrott) is still the owner. It is similar in construction to the other quilt made by Edith Perrott. It is still used occasionally.

Story: 

Edith Perrott, born Bartholomew, (1879 -1970) of Tumbarumba NSW made this child's quilt for her grand-daughter Rosemary in 1945. She had previously made a larger quilt with a bag centre when her son Glen and Peggy were married in 1943.

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