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Listed under:  Arts  >  Visual arts  >  Handicrafts  >  Textile crafts  >  Needlework  >  Applique

Crazy patchwork quilt, 1890-95

This is a crazy patchwork quilt, measuring 202.5 cm x 268.0 cm, made by Rebecca King (1859-1915) in the late 19th century. The 'crazy' elements are immediately evident as the eye begins to take a journey across a spinning mosaic of different shapes and colours, which the artist created by sewing hundreds of small units ...


Patchwork quilt by Amelia Brown, c1857

This is a rectangular patchwork quilt designed and made by Amelia Brown in about 1857, probably at Bowning, New South Wales. The quilt is made of cotton and features square, rectangular and triangular patches cut from plain and patterned cottons. The quilt, which is hand sewn, features a hand-quilting running stitch that ...