Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHAlbury Regional Museum Collection
Register No.10ARM
OwnerAlbury Regional Museum
Location Albury NSW Australia
MakerBetty McIntyre's Grandparents
Origin England
Pattern Patchwork Pieced Geometric
Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)178 x 170

History

The quilt was made in England by the grandparents of the donor, Mrs Betty McIntyre. It was donated to the Albury Regional Museum, NSW Australia in 1972.

Albury and District Historical Society Bulletin No 113 April 1972, acknowledged the donation with: "Mrs C S McIntyre (per Mr Schilg), 19th-century patchwork quilt, made by her grandparents in England, from a colourful 'pot-pourri' of service uniform materials".

Description

Patchwork quilt or cloth made from pieces of woollen material used for regimental uniforms in England last [19th] century. Star pattern in colours, red, pale blue, green, maroon, yellow [white] and brown.

Hand pieced probably by more than one person. Red fringe machined on. Red flannelette backing in poor condition. Two layers, not quilted.

1780 x 1700 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.