Queen & Commonwealth
 
Patchwork quilt
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Patchwork quilt

1984

Doris Bushell

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This quilt was made by Mrs Doris Bushell of Wingham, Ontario, to commemorate the bi-centennial of Ontario. It was the winner from over 200 entries in a competition sponsored by the Canadian Ministry of Food and Agriculture specially to mark The Queen's visit in September 1984.

It was presented by Mr Denis Timbrell, Minister of the Ontario Ministry of Food and Agriculture at an agricultural picnic at Amberstview, Ontario.