Quilt No.553CK - Christine Kable

Christine Kable
Owner: 
Christine Kable
Location: 
NSW Hunter
Maker
Maker: 
Sarah Allington's aunt
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Durham type wholecloth quilt of cotton sateen, hand sewn and quilted. Apricot on one side and yellow on the other. The padding is possibly coarse cotton.
2465 x 2057mm
History: 

The quilt came to Australia from England in 1926 with Sarah Bell Allington, the grandmother of the present owner, Christine Kable. It is thought to have been made by Sarah's aunt. It then passed to Christine's mother Betsy Mary Allington and is now owned by Christine. It was used until the end of 1996.

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