Quilt No.887NTNW - National Trust of Australia (NSW)

Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
IRELAND Londonderry
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Quilt of pieced printed cottons in the 'Le Moyne Star' pattern with the blocks set on point with sashing in a turkey red cotton print. Patchwork prints for the diamond shapes include spots, small prints, plaids, florals. The backing is another turkey red print and it is folded over to the front to form a border. The padding is cotton. The quilting outlines patches with some additional diagonal lines.
2595 x 2565mm
History: 

The quilt was made in Londonderry, Ireland about 1880. It was donated to the National Trust (NSW) in 1967 by M and Mrs Smyth of Sydney and is now part of the National Trust (NSW) collection.

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