Quilt No.848AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Cotton frame quilt with a diamond in the centre of the frame and a border of straight pieces. The outer border is diamonds. The quilt is hand sewn and hand quilted.
1910 x 1830mm
History: 

The quilt is thought to be c.1850 and came from the estate of H.Massie in Tasmania. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

"This crib quilt was made in Tasmania and reflects the fabrics which were typical of the era and also those imported into Australia in the mid 19th century. Note how it is a central medallion style, which was much more typical of English and Australian 19th century quilts than those made in the USA." [Annette Gero]

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