Quilt No.86GS - Gillian Sullivan

Gillian Sullivan
Owner: 
Gillian Sullivan
Location: 
NSW Hunter
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA QLD
Date: 
Unknown
Description: 
Quilt made of 9120 very small Suffolk Puffs, each one about the size of a 20 cent piece. "Each piece backed and the front of it drawn up like a reticule. It was not backed and was rather fragile, so I backed it on to a sheet, as it was heavy and in danger of tearing when lifted." [Gillian Sullivan]
2360 x 2230 mm
History: 

The name of the maker is unknown. The quilt was given to Gillian Sullivan by a friend c.1990. It is still used occasionally.

Story: 

The quilt was given to Gillian Sullivan, the present owner, by Mrs. Lea Swiney of Queensland, Sunshine Coast c.1990. Mrs. Swiney had it for a number of years on a bed in their beach house at Toorbul but had no information about the maker.

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