Quilt No.834AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Fanny Jenkins
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
Double sided cretonne quilt, red floral one side, green floral the other. The padding is layers of blanket pieces and pieces of woollen clothes tacked flat. It is machine quilted in squares from the centre outwards.
1270 x 1060mm
History: 

The quilt was made by Fanny Jenkins at Daylesford, Victoria c.1910. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

Fanny Jenkins was a dressmaker. She made several fine crazy quilts in the 18th century as well as this utilitarian one c.1910.
"The cretone which is the floral green fabric on the reverse and red on the front would have cost 3d a yard." [Annette Gero]

Fanny Jenkins
Fanny Jenkins

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