Quilt No.485CB - Christine Barnes

Christine Barnes
Owner: 
Christine Barnes
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Cotton quilt . Blue squares with evry alternate square cream with an appliqued butterfly. Blue border. Completely hand quilted. Light weight padding and cotton backing .
2743 x 1829mm
History: 

Purchased by the owner from a 'craft shop' in Indiana USA in 1967.

Story: 

"Both quilts were bought when living in the USA in the 1960s. Until that period I had not heard about quilts. Many friends showed me their quilts which had been handed down for generations or were made specifically for the individual. The majority had the maker and the date sewn on the quilt, in some cases conspicuously in other cases unconspicuously."
[Christine Barnes 19.4.1999]

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