OwnerAnn Hockey
Location NSW
MakerSarah Hockey
Origin
Pattern Patchwork Geometric
Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)155 x 142

History

Made in approximately 1925 by Sarah Hockey at Wendellama NSW. Owned by her son, Reg Hockey, now owned by his daughter Ann. Used on surveyor's gang at Deua River (north west of Moruya, NSW) in 1925 and also in the Brindabellas in NSW.

Description

Patchwork quilt made from rectangles of samples of men's woollen suitings, in grays and blues and some browns. The rectangles were machine sewn together and then sewn in rows or strips. Originally the quilt had a rabbit skin backing, removed due to deterioration. No padding. Machine sewn.
1550 x 1420mm

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