Quilt No.99QWH - The Queensland Women's Historical Assoc.

The Queensland Women's Historical Assoc.
Owner: 
The Queensland Women's Historical Assoc.
Location: 
QLD Brisbane
Maker
Maker: 
Major John Kent's mother
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Frame quilt in cotton with cotton backing. Centre square of floral chintz surrounded by 8 smaller squares with floral and probably Egyptian motifs. 4 surrounding frames of plain and patterned cotton in squares, diamonds and strips. Hand stitched and hand quilted. Has been used as a curtain and has metal rings attached to one edge.
3759 x 2286mm
History: 

The quilt was made in England in 1832 by the Mother of Major John Kent.

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