Quilt No.242EJ - Ella Jarvis

Ella Jarvis
Owner: 
Ella Jarvis
Location: 
SA country
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Quilt made with a rectangular centre panel of cotton fabric printed with red poppies and black flowers in a japanese style. The panel is surrounded by a wide black satin border. The backing is of black cotton, covering a previous backing of green floral cotton fabric. The padding is feathers.
1700 x 1370mm
History: 

Maker unknown. Owned and used by Louisa Jacobs (born Broadbent) of Wandearah (SA). Now owned by her grand-daughter Ella Jarvis.

Story: 

"I don't know who made this quilt. It was on my Grandmother's bed for as long as I can remember - 60 odd years - she had new bedroom furniture made in 1911, perhaps this was when she acquired it - or made it. Her name was Louisa Jacobs of Wandearah, Sth Aust."
Louisa lived at 'Broughton House', Wandearah.
[Ella Jarvis]

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