Quilt No.410MC - Margery Creek

Margery Creek
Owner: 
Margery Creek
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
USA
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Cotton quilt made in the USA. The pattern is 'Double Irish Chain'. It is machine pieced and hand quilted. The backing is calico and the padding is cotton,
2134 x 2134mm
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 Virginia.
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. This quilt was the last to be used by Margery Arnold when she was in a nursing home in Fredricksburg, Virginia USA.

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