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

Patchwork coat, 1965-66

This is a full-length velvet and silk patchwork coat constructed from printed cotton velvet swatches in various colours. The coat features a centre-front opening, wide collar and long sleeves. It is fully lined.


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 ...


Monomono (patchwork quilt)

This is a large Tongan-style monomono, a type of patchwork or patterned textile bed covering. The padded monomono was created by Fusipala’i Pangai Moala Latu in the United States about 1990. It is made from sequinned material and features a central Star of Bethlehem or Lone Star design constructed from radiating diamond ...