Register No.87KW
OwnerKathy Walker
Location QLD
MakerGrandma Plant
Origin AUSTRALIA QLD
Pattern Wagga Utilitarian Wholecloth
Date1930s
Dimensions (H x W in cm)168 x 142

History

The maker was the owner's maternal grandmother-in-law, known as 'Grandma Plant'. The quilt was made in the 1930s at Geham, north of Toowoomba in Queensland and is still used now, especially in winter. No other information but the owner writes "The concept of a wagga blanket has been adopted by family members in recent years to recycle blankets." [Kathy Walker]

Description

Wholecloth functional quilt. Cretonne type material both sides. Centre is a blanket with sheeting or cotton fabric sewn to both sides ie. between the blanket and cretonne. It is machine stitched. There are gaps in one side through which the layers are visible.
1677 x 1423 mm

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