Quilt No.825NTR - National Trust of Australia (TAS)

National Trust of Australia (TAS)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (TAS)
Location: 
TAS Hobart
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Small rectangular bed cover, probably child's or even doll's, made from rectangles of cream linen stitched together with hand sewn french seams. The top surface is decorated with small squares and rectangles of coloured silk, velvet, wool and cotton attached approximately 25mm apart, with 3 stitches in centre of patch to attach to background. Bright pink wool patches stand out.
935 x 635mm
History: 

This small bedcover was part of the estate of Miss E. Bayley. The Bayley family lived at Runnymede for around 100 years. It was possibly made by a child with adult help.

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