Quilt No.588JH - Jeanette and Ian Hahn

Jeanette and Ian Hahn
Owner: 
Jeanette and Ian Hahn
Location: 
ACT
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Crazy quilt or wall hanging in mainly silks and velvets with elaborate decorative stitching over seams and embellishment with beads, braids, lace and crochet There are paisley and flower patterns and a central area with diagonally opposite patterns. At one border is an embroidered and patchwork grape leaf design with five leaves and a bunch of grapes of velvet covered material. Braided piping is around the entire edge. It is not padded. There is a cotton backing.
1480 x 810mms
History: 

Tha maker and place of origin are unknown but it is thought to have come by paternal descent to the present owners, Jeanette and Ian Hahn. Ian's parents, Jack and Dorothy, owned it previously. It was thought to be 100years old 20 years ago.

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