Quilt No.718EGV - Embroiderers' Guild Victoria

Embroiderers' Guild Victoria
Owner: 
Embroiderers' Guild Victoria
Location: 
VIC Melbourne
Maker
Maker: 
Mildred Waite's grandmother
Made in
SHIPBOARD England
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
One of a pair of quilts with traditional Durham quilting. All hand stitched. Elaborate quilting in a wide variety of patterns. The backing material is the same as the top.
2340 x 2000mm
History: 

The quilt (one of the pair in the Embroiderers' Guild collection) was donated to the Guild in 1982 by Miss Mildred Waite (a member) and her twin sister Mrs. Grace Hales. The quilts were worked on shipboard between England and Australia c.1850 by the donors' grandmother.

[EGV No.666. Any requests to the Guild for information must be in writing.]

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