Owner Dianne Gorringe
Location Tasmania
Maker Millist Vincent
Pattern Patchwork Geometric Medallion
Dimensions (H x W in cm) 124 x 126


The quilt was made in about 1900 to 1905 by Millist Vincent thought to have been a batman to Lord Kitchener in the Boer War. It was handed down to: 1. Mrs Millicent Driscoll daughter of Millist Vincent; 2. Mrs Dorothy Hammond granddaughter of Millist and mother of the present owner; 3. Mrs Dianne Corringe great granddaughter of the maker Millist Vincent. With these 3 generations, it was been in Tasmania. It is not now used.


Patchwork quilt/cloth with strong overall design of very small squares. The colours are navy, red, cream, khaki green and fawn. There is a wide fringe on all sides. There is no padding. The backing is cotton sateen.

1240 x 1260 mm


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