Quilt No.261MM - Migration Museum

Migration Museum
Owner: 
Migration Museum
Location: 
SA Adelaide
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Patchwork quilt in the Double Irish Chain pattern, made from deep pink and white cotton fabrics, with two borders, of pink then white, and bound with the dark pink. Cotton backing. Filling unknown. White squares appear to be outline quilted, white blocks between the chains have an intricate quilted star pattern, and the two borders are quilted with a single cable.
2500 x 2110mm
History: 

Maker and place of making unknown. Date possibly 1850s. Purchased from Christies auction 1985 by the Migration Museum (SA).

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