Quilt No.952NTW - National Trust of Australia (WA)

National Trust of Australia (WA)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (WA)
Location: 
WA Perth
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
ENGLAND Northumberland
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Quilt of pale yellow cotton sateen with a centre star motif with 8 points in pink cotton sateen. A border of pink cotton sateen has pink triangles on each side. The quilt is machine sewn and elaborately hand quilted with designs including fleur-de-lys shape, feathers, vine pattern, clam shells, 8 petalled flower and cable pattern with the main ground cross hatched. The backing is pale yellow cotton sateen.
2235 x 2065mm
History: 

The maker is unknown but the quilt was made in Northumberland probably in the first half of the 20th century. It was owned by Mrs. F. Percy of Northumberland in 1982 and donated to the National Trust, WA by Mrs. Mary Crozier. It is stored at Woodbridge, Midland WA.

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