Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHKalamunda & Districts Historical Society Inc. Collection
Register No.33KHS
OwnerKalamunda & Districts Historical Society Inc. WA
Location Kalamunda Western Australia
MakerUnknown
Origin Unknown
Pattern Geometric Hexagon
DateUnknown
Dimesions (H x W in cm)250 x 245

History

Quilt is owned by Kalamunda & Districts Historical Society Inc. Western Australia. Donated to the Museum in 1981 by the previous owner Mrs Beautie Forrest of Kalamunda WA. It is displayed at the Kalamunda History Village in Kalamunda WA.

Description

"All handsewn. Quilt [is] in [a] fragile condition. Hexagonal patches in blocks of 19 patches & joined together with diamond and triangle patches. All patches [from] recycled cotton material. The centre patch is one material, the 6 patches around are another material and the surrounding 12 are white sheeting. The diamonds and triangles are pale blue. No padding. Cotton sheeting backing. Patches sewn onto a [possibly an] old cotton damask weave tablecloth or bedspread. This is woven in strips. The backing [is] sewn on."

[Kalamunda & Districts Historical Society 1997]

2500 x 2450 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.