Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
Register No.890NMA
OwnerNational Museum of Australia
Location ACT Australia
MakerNettie McColive
Origin South Australia
Pattern Patchwork Embroidered Pieced
Datec. 1930s
Dimensions (H x W in cm)161 x 161

History

The quilt was made by Nettie McColive from a pattern published in the 1930s in 'The Adelaide Chronicle' a weekly newspaper. It is now in the collection of the National Museum of Australia.

Description

Patchwork quilt with alternate squares of green and fawn cotton headcloth. Various Australian wildflowers are embroidered in coloured threads in the green squares. In the fawn squares, there is a stylised flower and leaf pattern outlined in embroidery. The border, front and back are green headcloth. The backing is printed cotton with a floral design. There is some padding.

1610 x 1610 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.