Quilt No.855AG - Annette Gero

Annette Gero
Owner: 
Annette Gero
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Frame quilt or coverlet with centre frame surrounded by floral printed panels. The centre is cotton chintz block printed material in madder colours. It is hand quilted.
2700 x 2700mm
History: 

This quilt is believed to be English c.1820. It is now in the collection of Annette Gero.

Story: 

"�..These fabrics were printed in England around 1815 specifically for use in quilts or coverlets. A similar example of this fabric is in Victoria & Albert collection (London) dated 1815." [Annette Gero]

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