Quilt No.876NTNW - National Trust of Australia (NSW)

National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Location: 
NSW Sydney
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
ENGLAND
Date: 
pre 1850
Description: 
Pieced patchwork quilt of hexagons in cottons, chintzes and linen. The centre is pieced in 6 point hexagon stars, then radiating out are large hexagons alternating with tumbling blocks, then 6 piece hexagon stars and 4 piece hexagon diamonds. Some pieces have Egyptian patterns dating from 1800 - 1805. The backing is cream linen.
2450 x 2200mm
History: 

The quilt was donated to the National Trust in 1970 by Mr and Mrs P. Bell of Sydney. The origin of the quilt is believed to be England and it is dated to c.1910. It is now part of the National Trust (NSW) collection.

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