OwnerJillian Towers
Location VIC
MakerDelores Taylor and Elsie Towers
Origin international
Pattern Patchwork Hexagon
Date1940-1949
Dimensions (H x W in cm)218 x 183

History

The hexagon diamonds were hand pieced by Delores (Babs) Taylor in England during WWII. The black and white hexagons and the backing were added by Elsie Towers, the present owner's mother, in Australia in 1982. It is not used now. Babs Taylor migrated to Australia from England after the war. She died in the late 1970s.

Description

Hand pieced patchwork quilt with 10 diamonds consisting of hexagons with white and black rows as edging. Materials include furnishing and dress materials and a type of linen. It is not quilted or tied. The backing is a small floral print in flannelette.
2180 x 1830mm

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