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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Wildflowers quilt

Wildflowers quilt

Nettie McColive collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1933
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Patchwork quilt formed in a mosaic pattern of squares and pentagons

Patchwork quilt formed in a mosaic pattern of squares and pe...

Nettie McColive collection
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Living Together

Living Together

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Smedley Family collection
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1940
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Australian Citizenship Quilt and two pieces of black fabric

Australian Citizenship Quilt and two pieces of black fabric

Department of Immigration and Citizenship collection
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2005
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - 8

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - 8

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - C

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - C

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - U

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - U

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - 8

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - 8

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Patchwork quilt with hexagonal patches in various printed fabrics

Patchwork quilt with hexagonal patches in various printed fa...

Nettie McColive collection
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Patchwork quilt with hexagonal patches in various printed fabrics

Patchwork quilt with hexagonal patches in various printed fa...

Nettie McColive collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - H

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - H

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - Blackwater

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - Blackwater

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - R

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - R

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - E

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - E

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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A set of 36 patchwork and appliqued quilts - Australian Bicentennial Exhibition 88

A set of 36 patchwork and appliqued quilts - Australian Bice...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - O

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - O

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - E

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - E

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Handmade wool-filled quilt

Handmade wool-filled quilt

Barbara Clark collection
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Aramac, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Ada M. Allen
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1915
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - X

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - X

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - S

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - S

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Quilt handstitched to the pattern titled 'Farm Life', by Nettie Huppatz, which won first prize at the Adelaide Show in 1932

Quilt handstitched to the pattern titled 'Farm Life', by Net...

Nettie McColive collection
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Eurelia, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1932
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Patchwork quilt with hexagonal patches in plain and printed purple fabrics

Patchwork quilt with hexagonal patches in plain and printed ...

Nettie McColive collection
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Single bed cotton quilt used by Estonian Displaced Person Valeria Mets, in Germany in 1944

Single bed cotton quilt used by Estonian Displaced Person Va...

Valerie Blackburn collection
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Darmstadt, Germany
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Valerie Blackburn
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1944
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - B

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - B

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - L

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - L

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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International quilt

International quilt

Nettie McColive collection
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Eurelia, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1938
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Young Australian Citizenship Quilt and two pieces of black f...

Department of Immigration and Citizenship collection
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2005
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Patchwork quilt with central panel and border of alternating blocks of Sturt's Desert Pea and Gum Blossom blocks.

Patchwork quilt with central panel and border of alternating...

Nettie McColive collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - E

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - E

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - T

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - T

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - B

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - B

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - T

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - T

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - L

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - L

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt that shows a city skyline on the front, with tents in the foreground

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt that shows a city...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - I

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - N

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - T

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - T

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Patchwork quilt with 12 square blocks each containing a type of Australian flora

Patchwork quilt with 12 square blocks each containing a type...

Nettie McColive collection
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Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Double-sided patchwork and appliqued quilt - A

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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