Quilt No.404MC - Margery Creek

Margery Creek
Owner: 
Margery Creek
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Cotton quilt made in the USA. The pattern is called 'Turkey Tracks'. It has a cotton backing and a bottle green binding. The red patches have faded to pink. The quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted. Two names are written on tape sewn on the back viz: Cora Phelps and M.Hoover.
2135 x 1727mm
History: 

The maker is unknown. It is possible the 2 names on the back of this quilt refer to makers. Margery Arnold Creek inherited the quilt from her Mother Margery Eleanor Arnold (1912-1996)

Story: 

Nothing is known of the early history of the quilt. Margery E. Arnold made quilts and collected them from the 1970s. She chose quilts to buy for their fine workmanship and quilting designs.

Margery Creek the present owner
Margery Creek the present owner

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