Quilt No.397MB - Marlene Boutwell

Marlene Boutwell
Owner: 
Marlene Boutwell
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
Unknown
Description: 
All cotton quilt of machine pieced repeat blocks with groups of hand appliqued tulips and green leaves that have faded to ecru. The blocks are sewn together in rows in a floating pattern. It is padded and quilted and there is a cotton backing.
1970 x 1760mm
History: 

The owner purchased it in a New Hampshire quilt shop in 1961.

Story: 

This quilt was bought in New Hampshire in 1961 as a surprise engagement present for Marlene McIntosh (Australian) and Earle Boutwell (Canadian).

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