Quilt No.934DB - David Beasley

David Beasley
Owner: 
David Beasley
Location: 
SA Adeliade
Maker
Maker: 
Matilda Hutchinson
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Pictorial quilt, pieced randomly from wool. Hand appliqued and embroidered. It has a central Miss Muffet theme with the spider and cattle under a tree. There is a 'Centenary Border 1836 - 1936' and an inscription 'Good Times, Let's Look Back'. The backing is 2 pieces of plaid suiting in grey/blues.
2000 x 1490mm
History: 

This pictorial quilt was made by Matilda Hutchinson (born Loader) and was completed in 1936 for the Royal Agricultural Show of that year. It was passed on to Matilda's daughter Linda Grant and is now owned by her grandson David Beasley.

Story: 

Matilda Loader (later Hutchinson) was born in 1865 one of 3 daughters of Emma Jane Loader. She died in 1961 and is buried at the Payneham cemetery in SA.

Emma Loader with her 3 daughters, Harriett, Violet, Matilda (Rt)
Emma Loader with her 3 daughters, Harriett, Violet, Matilda (Rt)
Matilda Hutchinson 1950
Matilda Hutchinson 1950
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