OwnerMarlene Boutwell
Location NSW
MakerUnknown
Origin international
Pattern Patchwork Appliqué Pieced
Date1950-1959
Dimensions (H x W in cm)197 x 176

History

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).

Description

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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