Quilt No.827NTR - National Trust of Australia (TAS)

National Trust of Australia (TAS)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (TAS)
Location: 
TAS Hobart
Maker
Maker: 
Baillie/Bayley ?
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Unfinished small quilt top of pale blue linen with squares of embroidery and silk patches appliqued and embroidered. The centre has embroidered coat of arms of the Baillie (or Bayley)family. Embroidered motifs are flowers, domestic items, anchor, butterfly, fan, basket, gardening implements. Total of 99 patches in silk, linen and cotton.
873 x 845mm
History: 

This unfinished quilt top was made by a member of the Baillie (or Bayley) family probably between 1880 and 1910. The Baillie (or Bayley) family lived at Runnymede for approximately 100 years.

Runnymede 2001
Runnymede 2001
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