HistoryThe 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".
DescriptionPatchwork 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
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