Quilt No.679AM - Alicia Murdoch

Alicia Murdoch
Owner: 
Alicia Murdoch
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Alicia Florinda Tye
Made in
USA
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Cotton quilt entirely of hesagons. Some are formed into rostttes or flowers and have a print border of 12 hexagons, an inner circle of 6 hexagons in a plain colour and a yellow hexagon centre. The padding is cotton wool and the backing plain off white cotton.
2210 x 1430mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Alicia Florinda Tye, grandmother of the present owner, in the 1930s probably in America and Melbourne. It is still used.

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