Register No.329CH
OwnerAllan and Cecily Hamilton
Location QLD
MakerAlice and Mary Hamilton
Origin AUSTRALIA QLD
Pattern Patchwork Hexagon
DateUnknown date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)130 x 84

History

Made by Alice and Mary Hamilton of 'Wonga' Jandowae Queensland for Allan Hamilton born 1949 at Jandowae. Owned by Allan and Cecily Hamilton of 'Callitris North' Condamine Queensland and used when a grandchild arrives. "Alice and Mary Hamilton, spinster women, lived at Maroochydore on the coast [and] retired from the land [at] 'Wonga' Jandowae. Alice was wheelchair bound and enjoyed making/doing things with her hands."
[Cecily Hamilton]

Description

Patchwork cot quilt made from hexagon patches in cotton, linen, silk and wool. Checks, stripes, spots, florals and plain are used, in a mix of bright and pastel colours. Backing is of dark brown cotton with an edge of hexagon patches on each long side. No padding or wadding. Hand sewn.
1296 x 839mm

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