Quilt No.838AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
This quilt consists of many blocks of different colours with etchings and verse from the bible machine appliqued on to a red backing material. It is a kit quilt.
2580 x 24100mm
History: 

This quilt was discovered in the Yorkshire Dales, England about 30 years ago. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

A label on the top border reads: "Scripture Quilt. Copyright all rights reserved. Francis Whitehead Crayford Kent. Executor and Sole manager for the Invalid Widow Designed by the late R.Memprifs
Set of patches from 3/- upwards Made up quilts from 8/6 Always Reday "

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