Register No.704MT
OwnerMargaret-Anne M Thomas
Location VIC Melbourne
MakerJeanette Thomas
Origin AUSTRALIA VIC
Pattern Patchwork Pieced
Date1920
Dimensions (H x W in cm)233 x 213

History

Jeanette Thomas (born Dick) made this quilt in Melbourne prior to 1918. She was born in Norther Ireland in 1847 and died in Melbourne in 1918. The quilt was owned by Jeanette's son John L.Thomas and is now owned by her grand-daughter Margaret-Anne M. Thomas. It is used for display purposes only.

Description

Multi coloured square cotton pieces used to form a 'postage stamp' pattern. The squares are 25mm and the quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted. There is a thin edge of brown on all sides. There is no padding and the backing is joined pieces of floral cotton.
2330 x 2130mm

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