Quilt No.946NTW - National Trust of Australia (WA)

National Trust of Australia (WA)
Owner: 
National Trust of Australia (WA)
Location: 
WA Perth
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
Unknown
Date: 
1881 - 1900
Description: 
Frame quilt in cottons with a centre motif of pieced 8 point star surrounded by borders, 2 from red/white material printed to represent Tumbling Block patchwork. The remaining borders are, one plain, one of pieced squares, one of pieced large triangles with squares in the corner. The outer border is plain. The padding is wool and the backing is cream cotton. It is elaborately quilted.
2400 x 2260mm
History: 

The maker is unknown. The quilt is thought to date between 1880 and 1900. It is now part of the Quilt collection of the National Trust, WA and is in storage at Woodbridge, Midland WA.

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