Quilt No.274MM - Margaret Munchenberg

Margaret Munchenberg
Owner: 
Margaret Munchenberg
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Vi Johns
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from diamond patches in blue and white taffeta, with the central motif of a large and small flower basket made in red floral cotton and the baskets in black and white check cotton. No padding. Backing is cream taffeta. Handsewn.
3260 x 2130mm
History: 

Made by Miss Vi Johns at Rose Park (SA) in the late 1950s or early 1960s. Owned by her nephew and his wife.

Story: 

Vi made many different quilts (all by hand) but her last ones were all 'crazy' patterned joined with herringbone stitch.

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