Quilt No.413MC - Margery Creek

Margery Creek
Owner: 
Margery Creek
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Cathrine Hendershot and Estella Dingley
Made in
USA
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
This utility quilt is mainly constructed from long strips of cotton seed sack material. It is machine pieced and quilted by hand in a diagonal pattern. There is a red border. The backing is cotton flannelette and the padding is cotton.
1601 x 1525mm
History: 

This quilt was made by Cathrine Ann Schriever Hendershot and Estella Goldie Hendershot Dingley. It remains in the family with Margery Creek.

Story: 

Olive Goldie Dingley Creek remarked (5.2.2000) "It was an old quilt when I was born (1924) so I would say c.1920 or even before."

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