OwnerAnkie King
Location QLD
MakerMr King's Grandmother
Origin
Pattern Patchwork Crazy
Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)55 x 55

History

This piece of crazy patchwork was made on board ship between England and Australia c. 1860. The present owner is Ankie King and it was made by her husband's grandmother. It was then passed to her husband's mother Emma King (Aspenoll) born at Echuca, Victoria in 1908.

Description

Small square piece of crazy patchwork in silks and taffetas. Many of the seams are oversewn with decorative embroidery stitches. There is a calico backing.
550 x 550mm

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