Quilt No.87KW - Kathy Walker

Owner: 
Kathy Walker
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Grandma Plant
Made in
AUSTRALIA QLD
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Wholecloth functional quilt. Cretonne type material both sides. Centre is a blanket with sheeting or cotton fabric sewn to both sides i.e. between the blanket and cretonne. It is machine stitched. There are gaps in one side through which the layers are visible.
1677 x 1423 mm
History: 

The maker was the owner's maternal grandmother-in-law, known as 'Grandma Plant'. The quilt was made at Geham, north of Toowoomba, in the 1930s and is still used now, especially in winter.

Story: 

No other information but owner writes "The concept of a Wagga blanket has been adopted by family members in recent years to recycle blankets." [KW]

Kathy Walker with quilt
Kathy Walker with quilt

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