Register No.827NTR
OwnerNational Trust of Australia TAS
Location TAS
MakerBaillie/Bayley ?
Origin AUSTRALIA TAS
Pattern Patchwork Embroidered Signature
Datec. 1880-1910
Dimensions (H x W in cm)87 x 84

History

This unfinished quilt top was made by a member of the Baillie (or Bayley) family probably between 1880 and 1910. The Baillie (or Bayley) family lived at Runnymede for approximately 100 years.
[Runnymede 2001]

Description

Unfinished small quilt top of pale blue linen with squares of embroidery and silk patches appliqued and embroidered. The centre has embroidered coat of arms of the Baillie (or Bayley) family. Embroidered motifs are flowers, domestic items, anchor, butterfly, fan, basket, gardening implements. Total of ninety-nine patches in silk, linen and cotton.
873 x 845mm

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