Register No.45JM
OwnerJeanette Marchant
Location NSW
MakerUnknown
Origin Unknown
Pattern Patchwork Hexagon
DateUnknown Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)

History

The person from whom Jeanette Marchant bought the quilt was not the original owner but said it had come from the Barossa Valley, South Australia. Jeanette said the quilt is quite similar to the Elizabeth Macarthur quilt.

Description

Quilt of hand stitched cotton hexagon patches, the hexagons are in groups of 7 to form flowers, with white or cream 'paths'. The quilt centre has 19 flowers grouped within a single hexagon border of brown and red patches. In each corner of the quilt there are 6 flowers grouped around a larger flower within a single border of darker print hexagon patches. Backing is cream cotton, machine stitched to the top. There is no padding or quilting. Some fabric patches have deteriorated.

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