Register No.493SJ
OwnerSandra Jones
Location VIC
MakerUnknown
Origin AUSTRALIA VIC
Pattern Patchwork Pieced Crazy Embroidered
Datec. 1900
Dimensions (H x W in cm)162 x 160

History

This quilt was won in a raffle at Maldon Victoria at the turn of the century when the present owner's maternal great grandmother, Sarah Jackson, was visiting her brother and sister-in-law Robert and Lillie Jane London. It has passed by maternal descent to the present owner Sandra Jones. It is not used and is stored in the owner's home.

Description

Crazy patchwork quilt in silks and velvets. Centre circle of embroidered flowers and outer border of diamonds in tumbling block pattern. Most pieces have embroidered flowers and all joins are embroidered in fancy stitches. The owner's mother had a pink silk quilted backing and a thick edge cord added to the quilt by Rocke's of Collins Street Melbourne c. 1960
1620 x 1595mm

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