HistoryThis small bed cover was part of the estate of Miss E Bayley. The Bayley family lived at 'Runnymede' in Hobart, Tasmania for around 100 years. It was possibly made by a child with adult help.
DescriptionSmall rectangular bed cover, probably child's or even doll's, made from rectangles of cream linen stitched together with hand sewn french seams. The top surface is decorated with small squares and rectangles of coloured silk, velvet, wool and cotton attached approximately 25mm apart, with 3 stitches in centre of patch to attach to background. Bright pink wool patches stand out.
935 x 635mm