HistoryThis quilt is on loan from Mrs FAC Clemons to the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania), [and is located at] 'Clarendon Estate', Nile via Evandale TAS.
DescriptionQuilt made from blocks in a fan pattern, five blocks across by six down. Fans are set on a black background, materials are wool and cotton in a mixture of plains and patterns. Edges of fans are decorated with cream herringbone stitch. Machine pieced with hand stitched repairs. Cream cotton backing folded over to make binding, stitched with pink herringbone stitch. Tied regularly with pink thread. The quilt is padded with wool.
2000 x 1720mm