Quilt No.966NGA - National Gallery of Australia

Owner: 
National Gallery of Australia
Location: 
ACT
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA TAS
Date: 
1901 - 1920
Description: 
"This is a pieced patchwork quilt comprised of 216 squares. Each square is comprised of 10 diagonal strips that have been joined by being attached to a backing. White cotton plain weave fabric has been used in all the pieces. The quilt is not lined, but the edge is decorated with a fine cotton frill, 15cm deep. The frill carries two 4mm tucks and is edged with 2 cm lace trim. All sewing on the quilt is by machine. The quilt is not padded." [NGA]
2420 x 1690mm
History: 

"This quilt was made in Tasmania but its maker is unknown. The National Gallery of Australia purchased the quilt from a private collector, Tasmania in 1986." [NGA]

Story: 

Unknown

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