Quilt No.522FW - Fran Williams

Fran Williams
Owner: 
Fran Williams
Location: 
TAS
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
150 x 210mm pieces of bound suiting samples overlapped and machined together then herringboned with gold/yellow thread. Each piece has an embroidered motif, using single thread, mainly non Australian birds and animals. '1903' is embroidered on a centre piece. It is hand quilted. The backing is a black floral print. There is no padding.
1800 x 1940mm
History: 

The maker and country of origin are unkniown. Fran Williams, the present owner, purchased it from a private buyer who said it came from Sydney.
Itis not used.

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