Quilt No.90AG - Anne Gardener

Anne Gardener
Owner: 
Anne Gardener
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Anne Gardner
Made in
AUSTRALIA QLD
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Quilt made from woollen dressmaking scraps, sewn to an army demob issue blanket, grey with blue stripes. Patches are feather stitched in red broder cotton thread. Quilt is edged with red cotton material zig zagged into place. Colours are pink, blue, brown, black and grey, in plain cloth, weaves and checks.
1462 x 966mm
History: 

Made by Anne Gardener, the present owner, in 1955 while living on a sheep property 'Calala' near Hannaford, Queensland. The quilt is now at another location and is used occasionally.

Story: 

The quilt was used on children's beds and also while listening to the radio at night when it was chilly. The owner mentioned that their car was not air conditioned so the quilt was taken on trips to provide warmth.

Anne Gardener with the quilt
Anne Gardener with the quilt
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