HistoryThis Adelaide Chronicle wildflower quilt was made by Miss Ida Summers in South Australia c. 1933. It was later owned by Mrs Jennifer Alde and is now in the collection of The Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia Inc. Museum. "Miss Ida Summers worked for Jean Mattic of Terowie SA in the 1930s on a sheep station. Among her duties, she helped the children with their correspondence lessons. During the war, she joined the Air Force. She learnt painting/pencil and wash from Ruth Tuck."
[The Curator, Embroiderers' Guild of SA Inc. 19 January 1999]
DescriptionWholecloth quilt in white cotton voile with alternating designs of Australian wildflowers worked in multi coloured cottons and shadow work. It is backed with yellow voile. There is no padding.
2010 x 1910mm