Quilt No.227SM - Shirley Maywald

Shirley Maywald
Owner: 
Shirley Maywald
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Erna Shrapel's mother
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork crazy quilt in velvets and silks, no pieces over 4" long. Colours are black, maroon, pinks, blues and pastels, and all seams embroidered with coloured silks in herringbone stitch. Backing is green, there is no padding. Quilt is bound with black velvet 1/2" wide. A patch near the centre is embroidered: '1909' and '1948'.
940 x 915mm
History: 

Made by Mrs Erna Shrapel's mother between 1908 and 1948, possibly around Angaston, Barossa Valley (SA). Owned by Shirley Maywald.

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