Quilt No.703MT - Margaret-Anne M Thomas

Margaret-Anne M Thomas
Owner: 
Margaret-Anne M Thomas
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Margaret Miller
Made in
IRELAND
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Cotton quilt hand pieced and hand quilted. Eigth pointed star on a white background. 7 rows of 7 stars with a 70mm border. There is a padding or interlining. The backing is plain off white cotton twill.
2040 x 2030mm
History: 

The maker, Margaret Miller (1843-1912), made the quilt in Northern Ireland prior to 1884 when she came to Australia with one of her brothers. It was then owned by her niece, Annie Thomas (born Miller) and is now owned by her grand niece Margaret-Anne Thomas. It is used for display only.

Quilt maker Margaret A. Miller
Quilt maker Margaret A. Miller
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