Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
Register No.11NHS
OwnerNarrandera and Sturt Historical Society
Location Narrandera NSW Australia
MakerMrs Clayton
Origin NSW Australia
Pattern Patchwork Pieced
Datec. 1870
Dimensions (H x W in cm)220 x 190

History

The label in the showcase [for this quilt] at the Narrandera Historical Society's Parkside Museum reads: "Made by Mrs Clayton while living with her son who was bookkeeper on 'Berandara Station', c.1870."

The quilt was donated by Miss E Walker of Cremorne, Sydney NSW to the Narrandera and Sturt Historical Society, NSW Australia.

Description

The quilt is double bed size, white, damask type material with a pale pink light cotton backing. The quilt itself is made up of rectangular pieces which are laid out in a pattern and joined to each other with 'suffolk puff' patches of the same white material.

The edge is crocheted wheels with tassels made about 100mm long, hanging about 50mm apart all the way around.

2200 x 1900 mm approximately

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.