Quilt No.847AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Quilt top of hexagon rosettes each with 4 rows of hexagons around one in the centre. It is hand pieced over papers and the papers include cut up old letters and envelopes and several of the papers are dated 1830 and 1831. In the centre of the quilt is a small square of chintz depicting a cupid amongst flowers. Materials include cambrics, chintzes, muslins and dimities and the quilt owner noted that these types of materials were imported into Australia from England around the 1830s.
2740 x 2310mm
History: 

The quilt is thought to have been made in Adelaide in the 1830s. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

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