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Suiting Samples Child’s Coverlet

  • Owner:
    National Wool Museum
  • Location:
    Geelong VIC Australia
  • Maker:
  • Pattern:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 100
    Width: 100


Patchwork made from samples of men's suiting fabrics. The sample pieces on the edges may have come from a sample book which was bound together loosely rather than in a book form. The samples in the middle are probably from a bound sample book. The cotton backing may either indicate that the coverlet was finished in more recent times.


Child's coverlet, made from suiting samples sewn in a patchwork effect.

This small quilt is machine stitched and made from suiting samples which have come from two styles of sample books. The colours are predominantly in blues and blue-grey. The quilt has been backed with a paisley printed cotton fabric.

1000 x 1000 mm

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