Quilt No.102QWH - The Queensland Women's Historical Assoc.

The Queensland Women's Historical Assoc.
Owner: 
The Queensland Women's Historical Assoc.
Location: 
QLD Brisbane
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
Unknown
Description: 
Crazy patchwork quilt in velvets with cotton backing. "Possibly the maker intended to have a final backing layer." [Q.W.H.A.] Herringbone stitch in a silk thread is embroidered over the joins of the velvet pieces.
1372 x 864mm
History: 

Unknown

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