Quilt No.218LU - Lyn Uppill

Lyn Uppill
Owner: 
Lyn Uppill
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Patchwork quilt in crazy pattern, with pieces of silks, corded silks and velvets in prints, plaids and plains. Nearly all pieces are edged with embroidery, and many pieces have embroidered names and motifs. There are a variety of embroidery stitches. The backing is of slub cotton in a plaid pattern in yellow, grey, red and white. No padding. Quilt has a gathered edging of dark red organdy and silk. Names and dates embroidered are: Bert, Milly, Toots, Verdi, Ida, and 1893, 1895, 1894.
1550 x 1420mm
History: 

Maker and place of making unknown. Made c.1895.

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