Quilt No.1061NTSA - National Trust of Australia (SA)

National Trust of Australia (SA)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (SA)
Location: 
SA Country
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Randomly patched quilt in many different colours and fabrics. There are appliquéd shapes over many pieces including Suffolk Puffs, hearts, hexagons and other shapes. There is an embroidered inscription "A11 to S11 1829" which is thought to mean AN to SN 1829. There is no padding and the backing is white cotton.
2000 x 2200mm
History: 

The early history of the quilt is unknown. It was given to the National Trust of Australia (SA) in the 1980s. "It was brought to Burra by the curator who saw its worth and to go in the Malowen Lowarth cottage refurbishment." [Burra National Trust]

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