Quilt No.874NTNW - National Trust of Australia (NSW)

National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Mary Moxey ?
Made in
ENGLAND & AUSTRALIA
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Quilt in frame style patchwork with applique and broderie Perse applique in printed cottons and linens with silk embroidery. The centre frame has an octagonal shape of floral printed material appliqued on to cream linen surrounded by pieced and appliqued triangles and sashing of printed cotton. Above the frame is embroidered in dull gold silk in cross stitch 'Mary Moxey 1818 Emma Tremlett Born Decr 16th 1837'. Outer borders are pieced and appliqued diamonds and hexagons separated by printed sashing. The quilt is backed with cream linen.
2405 x 2373mm
History: 

The quilt was made in England and Australia after 1837 and is provenanced to Mary Moxey of Williamtown NSW. It is now one of the quilts in the National Trust (NSW) Collection.

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