Quilt No.913AK - Ankie King

Ankie King
Owner: 
Ankie King
Location: 
QLD South West
Maker
Maker: 
Mr King's Grandmother
Made in
SHIPBOARD England
Date: 
1851 - 1880
Description: 
Small square piece of crazy patchwork in silks and taffetas. Many of the seams are oversewn with decorative embroidery stitches. There is a calico backing.
550 x 550mm
History: 

This piece of crazy patchwork was made on board ship between England and Australia c.1860. The present owner is Ankie King and it was made by her husband's grandmother. It was then passed to her husband's mother Emma King ( Aspenoll) born at Echuca in 1908.

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