This stunning flannel quilt was made by Elizabeth Ashton (1873 – 1930) of Ty Capel, Llawryglyn near Llanidloes between 1890 – 1900. It measures 2105 x 2020mm and is a patchwork crosses design made of woollen fabrics, some of which have been fulled. Some fabrics are plain weave, others are twill. The quilt is held together with simple hand quilting. It has a plain weave red flannel binding.
The quilt has been exhibited several times at The Minerva Arts Centre, including the 2001 summer show, and also at the Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham in 2009.