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Quilt - Child's quilt

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Wagga, made from samples of mens suiting in machine sewn patchwork, c.1930s-1940s. Conservation report and treatment proposals prepared by Abigail Hart, Textile Conservation, 19-1-01, for quilts 430 and 4053. Conservation treatment report by Abigail Hart (Textile Conservation) on the treatment undertaken by her on the woollen wagga (4053), 26-1-01.
Object Registration
patchwork, reflections - a retrospective of prize winning quilts - exhibition (02/02/2001 - 01/04/2001)
Historical information
Home made wagga purchased from the Old Bank Auctions, Geelong on 2-12-00 for $20.00. This wagga has been made of regular sized, machine sewn patches of mens suiting fabrics. The fabrics would almost certainly have been sourced from a sample book of fabrics for mens suits, owing to their regular size and the fact that many have the same pattern but vary in colour.
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13 Mar 2018 at 3:43PM