Register No.496HB
OwnerHelen Blandford
Location VIC
MakerHelen Blandford's mother
Origin AUSTRALIA VIC
Pattern Wholecloth
Date1944
Dimensions (H x W in cm)59 x 51

History

Made in 1944 by Helen Blandford's mother (died 1998) for her first child Helen. Now owned by Helen. It is not used and is stored in a blanket chest. "My mother was not a sewer so this was a real labour of love. I wish I had asked her more about it and where she got the particularly fine lace from." [Helen Blandford, 8 May 1999]

Description

Bassinet quilt. Pink satin top and backing overlaid with lace. Machine and hand sewn. The padding is possibly a nappy. It is part of a set that includes a pillow cover.
585 x 509mm

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