Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
OwnerEmbroiderers' Guild of South Australia Museum
Location Adelaide SA
MakerElsie Blake
Origin south-australia
Pattern Patchwork Pieced Embroidered
Date1900-1939
Dimensions (H x W in cm)235 x 153

History

This Chronicle wildflower quilt was made by Miss Elsie Blake (1885-1967) of 'Rocky Farm', Bull Creek South Australia c. 1933 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.

Description

This Chronicle wildflower quilt has alternating squares of green and fawn headcloth embroidered with Australian wildflowers on the fawn squares and stylised floral motifs on the green squares. It is bordered and backed with the same green material. It is padded.
2350 x 1530mm

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