Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHBusselton Historical Society Collection
OwnerBusselton Historical Society
Location Busselton Western Australia
MakerClara Stayley's grandmother
Origin international
Pattern Patchwork
Date1850-1899
Dimensions (H x W in cm)210 x 180

History

Made in England in 1863 by Clara Staley's grandmother. Clara Staley came to Australia in 1920 and was part of the Group Settlement in 1922. The quilt was known as 'Aunt Clara's Quilt'. Donated to the Busselton Historical Society, Busselton Western Australia.

Description

The strip quilt is handsewn and quilted. Quilt top has thirteen panels or strips of three different cotton lawn floral prints. Some fabrics are now wearing. Backing is of plain white cotton. The padding is wool. Quilting features a triple row cable design with flower motifs.

2100 x 1800 mm

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