Quilt No.931ESA - 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: 
This Adelaide Chronicle wildflower quilt has alternating squares of green and fawn headcloth embroidered with Australian wildflowers on the fawn squares and stylised floral motifs on the green squares. It is bordered and backed with the same green material. It is padded.
2350 x 1530mm
History: 

This Adelaide Chronicle wildflower quilt was made by Miss Elsie Blake (1885-1967) of Rocky Farm, Bull's Creek, SA c.1933 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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