Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWH
Register No.29WAM
OwnerWestern Australia Museum
Location Perth WA Australia
MakerUnknown
Origin USA
Pattern Patchwork Pieced
Datec. 1850s
Dimensions (H x W in cm)248 x 220

History

The quilt is American and dated to the mid 19th century. The maker is unknown as is the history of the quilt. It was donated to the Western Australian Museum.

Description

Hand sewn quilt of mustard cotton printed with very small red and brown buds and 16 blocks of red and white patchwork. These are set on point with alternate squares of the mustard print. The backing is a single piece of red and white check, with a black border. It is hand quilted.

2480 x 2200 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.