OwnerPublic Collection: North Sydney Council
Location North Sydney, NSW, Australia
MakerAlison Muir
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Pictorial
Date1980-1989
Dimensions (H x W in cm)280 cm x 280 cm

History

Made for and selected to be hung in The Quilters’ Guild Inc Bicentennial Quilt exhibition at Centrepoint, Sydney, NSW in 1988. Displayed at North Shore Craft Group exhibition at Pymble, NSW in 2001. Given to North Sydney Council Mayor, Genia McCaffery in 2001

Description

Depicts the countries, companies and events that affected Australian history over the 200 years to 1988. Some proprietary flags included in amongst hand made and painted depictions from research. Background top is the English flag from 1788 and bottom is current Australian flag. An index of flags and a plan is available

Made using Commercial cotton, poly-cotton, polyester, silk, terylene and paint with machine pieced, hand pieced, fused appliqué and machine quilted.

Acknowledgements

‘Quilt Australia’ published by Bay Books 1988, pg 59

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