OwnerAnnette Gero
Location NSW
MakerFanny Jenkins
Origin victoria
Pattern Wagga Wholecloth
Date1900-1939
Dimensions (H x W in cm)127 x 106

History

The quilt was made by Fanny Jenkins at Daylesford, Victoria c. 1910. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero. Fanny Jenkins was a dressmaker. She made several fine crazy quilts in the 18th century as well as this utilitarian one c. 1910. "The cretonne which is the floral green fabric on the reverse and red on the front would have cost 3d a yard." [Annette Gero]

Description

Double sided cretonne quilt, red floral one side, green floral the other. The padding is layers of blanket pieces and pieces of woollen clothes tacked flat. It is machine quilted in squares from the centre outwards.
1270 x 1060mm

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