Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
OwnerAlbury Regional Museum
Location Albury NSW Australia
MakerUnknown
Origin victoria
Pattern Log Cabin Patchwork Pieced
Date1900-1939
Dimensions (H x W in cm)100 x 100

History

The quilt belonged to Mrs Raymar Shaw, the donor's stepmother, who was born 1910 in a tent in Wonthaggi, Gippsland. The quilt was donated to Albury Regional Museum NSW by Elizabeth Willis of Wodonga, Victoria.

Description

Log cabin patchwork pieces (2) with each block approximately 120 x 120mm. They are diagonally divided into light and dark side.

Materials are mainly silks including silk velvets. Each block is stitched on to a backing square, pieces of old blanket, woollens, cottons, many very worn. There is no other backing. Quilt is hand pieced.

1000 x 1000mm

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