Owner Embroiderers' Guild of South AustraliaMuseum
Location SA
Maker Elsie Blake
Origin south-australia
Pattern Patchwork Pieced Embroidered
Date 1900-1939
Dimensions (H x W in cm) 239 x 153


This Chronicle bird quilt was made by Miss Elsie Blake (1885-1967) of 'Rocky Farm', Bull's Creek South Australia c. 1934 from patterns published in The Adelaide Chronicle at that time. It was later owned by Margaret Rolfe, Canberra ACT and is now part of the collection of the Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia Museum.


A Chronicle bird quilt. Alternate squares of green and fawn headcloth embroidered with native birds in fawn squares, butterflies in outline, beige threads, in green squares. Bordered and backed with the same green fabric. It is padded.
2390 x 1530mm


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