HistoryMade in 1967 and owned by Win Groves at Pingrup, Western Australia. Made for her son John. The quilt was made for warmth on a farm. It was a bought bedspread on to which were stitched pieces of worn skirts, dressing gowns, dresses and other pieces of warm materials. They were stitched on to the 'bed size' with the edges left to hang to the floor.
DescriptionPatchwork quilt made from squares of wool and cotton fabrics, from dressing gown material, skirts, and corduroy. Machine sewn onto a cotton counterpane woven in stripes of red, blue, black on white. Colours of fabrics are red, blue, yellow, white and grey, with a dark grey check. Sewn on a treadle sewing machine.
2250 x 2050mm