Quilt No.929ESA - The Embroiderers' Guild of S.A.Inc Museum

The Embroiderers' Guild of S.A.Inc Museum
Owner: 
The Embroiderers' Guild of S.A.Inc Museum
Location: 
SA Adelaide
Maker
Maker: 
Elsie Blake
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
An Adelaide Chronicle bird quilt. Alternate squares of green and fawn headcloth embroidered with native birds in fawn squares, butterflies in outline, beige threads, in green squares. Bordered and backed with the same green fabric. It is padded.
2390 x 1530mm
History: 

This Adelaide Chronicle bird quilt was made by Miss Elsie Blake (1885-1967) of Rocky Farm, Bull's Creek, SA c.1934 from patterns published in the Adeliade Chronicle at that time. It was later owned by Margaret Rolfe, Canberra and is now part of the collection of the Embroiderers' Guild of SA Inc. Museum.

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