Register No.281IB
OwnerIda Blenkiron
Location SA
MakerFanny Grace Blenkiron
Origin AUSTRALIA SA
Pattern Patchwork Crazy
Date1950-1960
Dimensions (H x W in cm)192 x 95

History

Made by Fanny Grace Blenkiron at Angaston South Australia between 1950 and 1960. Owned by her daughter-in-law Ida Blenkiron. Pieces of patchwork include remnants from some of Ida's favourite dresses, including pieces from the plaid dress she wore at school.

Description

Crazy patchwork quilt top for a single bed, made from cotton patches in plains, checks, stripes and florals, machine pieced directly on to a backing of brown, yellow and white check cotton. A saxe blue cotton headcloth gathered skirt or flounce is on three sides, split at the sides. 1920 x 950mm

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