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[ 762PHM ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Rectangle
Owner: Powerhouse Museum  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Story of Quilt: "The family landed at Portland and joined the gold rush; later they moved to James Street, Box Hill, where this quilt was made and later still moved to the bush outside Melbourne. Elizabeth was one of seven girls and one boy and was..."

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[ 770PHM ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Suffolk Puff
Owner: Powerhouse Museum  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA NSW -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Story of Quilt: "Amanda and May Kennedy were born in Campbelltown, and moved to Lambert Street, Bathurst. Not much is known about Amanda's husband except that he was a grazier in the Bathurst area; although he and Amanda did not live together he kept..."

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[ 777SI ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Stavroula Iouannou  -  Country/Place Created: CYPRUS -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Stavroula's Two Quilts Unlike many other migrants of the time, Stavroula came to Australia by air in 1959, but her two paplomata (quilts) arrived a little later by boat. Stavroula's mother, Efpraxia, anxious that her daughter's..."

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[ 778SI ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Stavroula Ioannou  -  Country/Place Created: CYPRUS -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Stavroula's Two Quilts Unlike many other migrants of the time, Stavroula came to Australia by air in 1959, but her two paplomata (quilts) arrived a little later by boat. Stavroula's mother, Efpraxia, anxious that her daughter's..."

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[ 781IC ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element
Owner: Irene Copping  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA NSW -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "Mrs. Martha Thomason Robson came to Australia from Durham England with her family in 1928. She was a dressmaker and skilled in many forms of needlework. It is thought the design on the quilt was pre stamped in Durham and the quilt..."

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[ 792LC ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Hexagon
Owner: Lyn Cottingham  -  Country/Place Created: ENGLAND -  Date: Unknown
Story of Quilt: "Because of the age of the quilt little knowledge is available about its actual use. However, we know that Mary-Anne was one of 6 children and never married. She lived in London and Brighton and did not enjoy good health. I have 3..."

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[ 800DP ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Despina Petridis  -  Country/Place Created: GREECE Samos -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "A Paploma From Samos In 1962 Despina Petridis left Vathi, the capital of the Greek island of Samos, well known for its natural beauty, to come to Canberra, Australia's capital. Her mother, Gramatiki Zonous was very reluctant to..."

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[ 834AG ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Utilitarian, Typically Australian, Re-used clothing or blanket
Owner: Annette Gero  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Story of Quilt: "Fanny Jenkins was a dressmaker. She made several fine crazy quilts in the 18th century as well as this utilitarian one c.1910. "The cretone which is the floral green fabric on the reverse and red on the front would have cost..."

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[ 864AG ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Hexagon
Owner: Annette Gero  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "Alicia Tye's mother came to Australia in the 1850s from Longford, Ireland. The other half of the family emigrated to America and settled in Oxford, Ohio. Alicia's mother married a gold miner and lived in Guildford near Castlemaine..."

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[ 910CD ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Pieced Random
Owner: Celia Dolley  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA Qld -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Kate Cameron (1889 - 1975) was a qualified seamstress, trained at the convent in Gladstone. She went out to people's houses and sewed for 2/6 a day. She made trousers for her 3 boys until they were teenagers. Kate was also a..."

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