Quilt No.409MC - Margery Creek

Margery Creek
Owner: 
Margery Creek
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Medallion style all cotton quilt made in the USA. Hand pieced with centre panel of 'cheater' material pre printed in a patchwork design. Bordered with 'Nine Patch' and sashing. The backing is printed cotton and the padding is cotton. The quilt has yellow tufting or ties in wool.
1855 x 1525mm
History: 

The maker is unknown. Margery Arnold Creek inherited the quilt from her Mother Margery Eleanor Arnold (1912-1996) who purchased it from a quilt dealer in New Jersey in 1991.
The quilt is not used.

Story: 

Nothing is known of the early history of the quilt. Margery E. Arnold made quilts and collected them from the 1970s. She chose quilts to purchase usually by their fine workmanship and quilting designs.

Margery Creek with the quilt
Margery Creek with the quilt
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