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Woollen Wholecloth Quilt

Date made: 19th century

Maker: Member of Joughin Family

Description: A woollen wholecloth quilt with a red dyed top cloth. The red top is made from two lengths of woollen fabric sewn together to make the wholecloth. It is a hand-woven tab weave cloth.

The quilt is backed with a white woollen blanket made of two lengths of fabric sewn together. It is hand-quilted with white woollen thread in a zig-zag pattern and has white wool fleece as wadding.

This quilt is from the Joughin family of Thurot cottage, Bride.

Measurements: overall: 210 cm x 211 cm

Materials: wool

Object name: quilt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1980-0197a


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