Quilt No.4FR - Faye Rowles

Owner: 
Faye Rowles
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Mary Hunt
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1851 - 1860
Description: 
Quilt top has a white background with pink and purple applique hearts and stars in the centre within a pink circle and square border, letters are appliqued in pink. Inscription is: 'Mary Hunt is my name Dapto is my dwelling place When I am dead and all my'� (incomplete)
1000 x 1000mm
History: 

The applique quilt top was made by Mary Hunt (maiden name), the owner's great grandmother, around 1860.
Mary Hunt was married in the late 1860s, and lived at 'Kembla Grange' at Dapto [NSW]. This house was pulled down in the early 1960s.

Story: 

The applique quilt top is unfinished, the maker died before she finished it. It has not been used.

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