Quilt No.1085LDA - La Dona Anick

La Dona Anick
Owner: 
La Dona Anick
Location: 
WA Perth
Maker
Maker: 
Ada Samaniego
Made in
USA Colorado
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Hexagon quilt in the form of rosettes often called 'Grandmother's Flower Garden'. Wide variety of materials including solid coloured homespuns, floral prints and American feed sacks. There is a padding of soft cotton and a backing of calico. 1930 x 1540mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Ada M. Samaniego in Colorado USA in 1930. It was a wedding quilt for her daughter, La Homa White. It is now owned by the maker's grand-daughter, La Dona Anick in Australia. It is not used.

Story: 

"I treasure it because it was made by my grandmother and I only have the 2 quilts left that she has made. She was a very busy woman bringing up her own 5 and fostering others along the way. She never sat down in a chair that she didn't have something in her hand, crochet, quilting etc." [ La Dona Anick]

La Dona Anick with her grandmother's quilt. WA 2001
La Dona Anick with her grandmother's quilt. WA 2001
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