Quilt No.260MM - Migration Museum

Migration Museum
Owner: 
Migration Museum
Location: 
SA Adelaide
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Patchwork quilt in the Double Irish Chain pattern, made from cotton fabrics in white and a brown print (possibly green originally), with a wide border of cream fabric. The border is quilted with a four cable pattern, and the main part is cross hatch quilted , in a diamond pattern. Backing of cotton. Hand sewn and quilted. Padding unknown.
1970 x 1740mm
History: 

Maker and place of making unknown. Date possibly 1850s. Purchased from Christies auction 1985 by the Migration Museum (SA).

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