Register No.497LC
OwnerLorna Cheong
Location VIC North East
MakerMary Wood
Origin AUSTRALIA VIC
Pattern Patchwork Geometric Hexagon
Date1950
Dimensions (H x W in cm)100 x 75

History

The quilt was made by Mary Wood in 1950 at Markwood Victoria. It is now owned by Mrs. L. Cheong. It is still used. Mary Wood made a number of quilts still in existence. She lived at Markwood all her married life and her husband was one of the pioneers of the district, John Moon Wood.

Description

Centre of hexagon pieces edged with braid and surrounded by 3 borders of old coating materials. The hexagons and the borders are all wool. There is herringbone stitch on the edge of the rayon backing. The padding is an old cream blanket.
1000 x 750mm

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