Quilt No.40BHS - Batlow Historical Society

Batlow Historical Society
Owner: 
Batlow Historical Society
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Cotton blocks set on point embroidered in satin stitch, all blocks embroidered with pattern of bearded irises in pale lemon, green, white. Alternate blocks battenburg-style cotton-lace stitched together linking blocks. Cotton torchon lace edging.
2020 x 1950mm
History: 

Thought to have been made by Mrs Trembath/ Vingo/ Fairlie in Cornwall England about 1858. Now owned by the Batlow Historical Society.

Story: 

Mrs Courtney Fairlie was married in Batlow or district in the 1920s. She came to Australia around the First World War.'Aunty Courtney' was married to Belle Foster's mother's brother David. Mrs Courtney Fairlie's mother was a Trembath. 'Aunty Courtney' married John Vingo.
[More information is available from Belle Foster in Batlow NSW]

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