Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
Register No.1013AC
OwnerArlene Crane
Location Hamilton Hill Western Australia
MakerQuaker Ladies
Origin Pennsylvania USA
Pattern Patchwork Pieced
Datec. 1927
Dimesions (H x W in cm)227 x 197

History

Quilt made c. 1927. "Rose and Arthur Hudson (my parents) were married and resided in Lebanon Pennsylvania, USA. The Quaker Community made the quilt as a wedding present for them. The quilt was used later in the UK. When I migrated to Australia my parents gave it to me." [Arlene Crane]

The quilt is currently on display at Azelia Ley Homestead Museum, Manning Park, Hamilton Hill Western Australia.

Description

Cotton patchwork quilt in double wedding ring pattern in pastel prints. Quilted in a design of geometric flowers. Padding is probably cotton wadding, backing is cream calico.

2270 x 1970 mm

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