Register No.371RB
OwnerRoslyn Beattie
Location NSW
MakerJulia White
Origin AUSTRALIA NSW
Pattern Pieced Patchwork
Datec. 1935
Dimensions (H x W in cm)205 x 125

History

Made about 1935 at Gosford NSW by Mrs Julia White (born Hartnet in Adelong NSW 1875). Later owned by her niece Mabel Grady, then by Julia's great great niece Alma Smith. Now owned by Roslyn Beattie. "Julia White was born 1875 in Adelong NSW. After the death of her husband, Julia supported her son by dressmaking for stores in Gosford NSW. Scraps were used in quilts."
[Roslyn Beattie]

Description

Patchwork quilt made from different sized rectangles, in new materials, including cotton, lightweight velvet, lining silk, crepe, seersucker, and satin. All fabrics are of even weight. Colours are mainly light, with pinks, greens and blues predominating. No padding or backing. Quilt was not finished.
2050 x 1250mm

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