Historical information

This cot cover insert was made during the 1929 depression an a time of financial hardship.It was made by Jean Hepner's Grandmother from used woollen garments. They were hand stitched on to an old woollen blanket. The quilt was used by at least five of the seven children born in to this family and also by grandchildren in later years. It was used with assorted covers which were replaced when needed (refer Supp File W101).

Physical description

Cot cover insert made by donor's grandmother in 1929 during the depression from discarded woollen garments. Detail showing use of childs vest in cot cover insert.