Register No.735AVB
OwnerArmy Museum Victoria Barracks
Location NSW
MakerTaree RSL Ladies Auxiliary
Origin AUSTRALIA NSW
Pattern Patchwork Pieced Medallion
Datec.1946
Dimensions (H x W in cm)214 x 209

History

This quilt was made by the RSL Ladies Auxilliary in Taree NSW about 1946. The top includes some colour patches which were not issued until 1945. The Ladies Auxilliary donated the quilt to the Army Museum Victoria Barracks Sydney NSW. {Staff Sergeant Bill Storer, Registrar 2000}

Description

Almost square top made of military colour patches of woollen material machine sewn on to blanket pieces, then each piece hand stitched together. The top is a frame style with central group of patches in a star motif with colour patches set in borders around the centre. There is no padding and the backing is the blanket pieces.
2143 x 2090mm

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