Quilt No.506MK - Margaret Knoop

Margaret Knoop
Owner: 
Margaret Knoop
Location: 
TAS Hobart
Maker
Maker: 
Sedina Marshall
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Quilt top of cottons including shirting materials constructed in kaleidoscope pattern with star border. Hand pieced over papers, some papers remain at edges. There is no padding and no backing.
2440 x 1720mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Mrs. Sedina Marshall in Bicheno Tasmania in the 1890s. It is not used and is stored at the owner's home.

Story: 

Margaret Knoop found this quilt top in a second hand junk shop in south Tasmania in 1992. The shop owners supplied information on the maker's name and the district it was made in.
Margaret has now tacked the top on to a calico backing for support and protection.

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