Quilt No.837AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA?
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Strips of mainly patterned cotton dress materials joined to form 3 blocks to make the quilt top. Each block is outlined with a plain deep blue border. The backing is calico. There is no padding and it is not quilted.
2300 x 1520mm
History: 

The quilt was found in Sydney c.1950. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

"Many mail order catalogues, travelling salesmen and department stores catered for country clients by offering sample books of fabrics. This quilt contains many samples of cotton fabrics in the centre panel, the same pattern but in different colour-ways��" [Annette Gero]

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