Quilt No.446JG - Jean Gill

Jean Gill
Owner: 
Jean Gill
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Eliza Jones
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Patchwork quilt featuring centre block of log cabin surrounded by borders. Handsewn. Wide variety of materials including some velvet. Appliqued flowers.
1703 x 1575mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Eliza Jones in Warragul Victoria probably between 1880 and 1890. It was given to Ivy Blyth and is now owned by Ivy's daughter Jean Gill. It is not now used.

Story: 

Ivy Sargeant worked as a milliner at Huntsman's in Chapel Street Prahran, Melbourne. She collected scraps and decorations from her work and gave them to her aunt Eliza Jones for her to use.

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