Quilt No.1013AC - Arlene Crane

Arlene Crane
Owner: 
Arlene Crane
Location: 
WA Perth
Maker
Maker: 
Quaker Ladies
Made in
USA Pennsylvania
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Cotton patchwork quilt in double wedding ring pattern in pastel prints. Quilted in a design of geometric flowers. Padding is probably cotton wadding, backing is cream calico. 2270 x 1970 mm.
History: 

Quilt made c.1927.
" Rose and Arthur Hudson (my parents) were married and resided in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA - the Quaker Community made the quilt as a wedding present for them. The quilt was used later in UK. When I migrated to Australia, my parents gave it to me." [Arlene Crane]
Currently on display at Azelia Ley Homestead Museum, Manning Park, Hamilton Hill, WA.

Arlene Crane with quilt
Arlene Crane with quilt
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