Quilt No.580TB - Tricia Bowdler

Tricia Bowdler
Owner: 
Tricia Bowdler
Location: 
ACT
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Small patchwork piece in crazy patchwork in silks, satins, and velvets. Embroidered initials 'A.N' also an embroidered crest, the date 1869 with initials 'A.W.N'. There is also decorative stitching over the joins of most pieces. It is not padded. The backing is Jacquard.
661 a 649mm
History: 

This small piece of crazy patchwork was found in a cupboard in the home of the present owner's mother-in-law, Betty Bowdler, after she died. She lived in Tamworth NSW and nothing is known about the maker or how Betty came to have it.

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