Register No.397MB
OwnerMarlene Boutwell
Location NSW
Origin USA
Pattern Patchwork Appliqué Pieced
DateUnknown Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)197 x 176


The owner purchased it in a New Hampshire quilt shop in 1961 as a surprise engagement present for Marlene McIntosh (Australian) and Earle Boutwell (Canadian).


All cotton quilt of machine pieced repeat blocks with groups of hand appliquéd tulips and green leaves that have faded to ecru. The blocks are sewn together in rows in a floating pattern. It is padded and quilted and there is a cotton backing.
1970 x 1760mm

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