Quilt No.529DC - Diana Cameron

Diana Cameron
Owner: 
Diana Cameron
Location: 
TAS Hobart
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Square quilt top. Floral centre piece with borders of squares set in a diamond pattern. Squares are in plain colours and patterns. There is no padding or backing.
920 x 920mm
History: 

The maker and country of origin are unknown. The present owner, Diana Cameron, is well known in Launceston for her knowledge of textiles and as a quilter. She has been quilting since the 1930s, her mother having taught her 'English piecing'.

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