Register No.514DG
OwnerDianne Gorringe
Location Tasmania
MakerMillist Vincent
Origin Unknown
Pattern Patchwork Geometric Medallion
Datec. 1900-1905
Dimensions (H x W in cm)124 x 126

History

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.

Description

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

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.