Quilt No.849AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Mary Jakeman
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS or NSW
Date: 
1921 - 1940
Description: 
Wholecloth quilt of calico with the 'Double Wedding Ring' pattern worked in cross stitch in yellow and green. The sides are bound and the backing is calico. There is no padding.
1650 x 1280mm
History: 

This quilt was made by Mary Jane Keziah Jakeman (1857-1934) c.1930 either at New Norfolk in Tasmania or Gladesville Sydney. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

"Mary Jane Keziah Jakeman 1857-1934 (nee Albon). Born in England, came to Australia circa 1887. Settled in Coonamble, later Sydney. Went to Tasmania early 1900's and was Postmistress at New Norfolk. In 1929's returned to Gladesville NSW where she died in 1934." [Annette Gero]

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