Quilt No.852AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Emily Forward
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Machine sewn wholecloth quilt with padding of several layers of part army blankets. The cover has been made from fabric widths of 700mm. Machine quilted.
2100 x 1800mm
History: 

This utilitarian quilt was made by Emily Forward at Annandale, Sydney between 1930 and 1940. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

"The fabric cover for these several layers of torn old blankets is a printed imitation of 'shadow tissue', a popular 20th century furnishing fabric in which the warp was dyed according to the pattern prior to weaving��" [Annette Gero]

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