Quilt No.405MC - Margery Creek

Margery Creek
Owner: 
Margery Creek
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Cotton quilt made in the USA. The pattern is 'Nine Patch'. The quilt is machine pieced and hand quilted. The backing is cotton material possibly shirting. The padding is cotton.
1702 x 1702mm
History: 

The maker is unknown. Margery Arnold Creek inherited the quilt from her Mother Margery Eleanor Arnold (1912-1996) who purchased it from a quilt dealer in New Jersey in 1991. The quilt is not used.

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 purchase by their fine workmanship and quilting designs.

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