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[ 578AK ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Aliki Kretsis  -  Country/Place Created: GREECE, Island of Lesvos -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "Aliki Kretsis and Her Paploma Aliki Kretsis was born in 1915 on the Greek island of Lesvos (more commonly known as Mytilini), in the village of Aghia Paraskevi. In keeping with Greek tradition, a 'paploma' (quilt) was an essential..."

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[ 579MR ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element
Owner: Mileva Robev  -  Country/Place Created: FYR MACEDONIA -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Mileva's Quilt In keeping with tradition Mileva's mother Velika, ordered this quilt from the local quiltmaker in the city of Bitola, in southern Macedonia (part of the former Yugoslav Republic). The quilt was part of Mileva's..."

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[ 653JW ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Embroidered and/or Appliqued
Owner: J Walls  -  Country/Place Created: USA -  Date: 1851 - 1880
Quilt History: "The quilt was made in 1856 by Mary E.Ortep (or Orstep) in Chester County Pennsylvania USA and was sewn for her daughter Jessie as a bride's quilt. It came to Queensland from NSW. It is not used."

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[ 673AV ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element
Owner: Mrs. Agata Vecchio  -  Country/Place Created: ITALY Sicily -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "This is a traditional quilt that young Sicilian brides made for their 'Glory Boxes'. It was considered to be part of their dowry."

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[ 700WR ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Hexagon
Owner: Anne Langford  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "The linen in the quilt is "embroidered Swiss linen of which my 'going away frock' was made. (I was married on 1/2/57.) I also wore that frock to a garden party at Buckingham Palace in 1958. The other cotton prints were either..."

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[ 701WR ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Hexagon
Owner: Susan Shannon  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "I (the maker of the quilt) embroidered from the first grade at school. Joined the Embroiderers Guild Vic in 1962. Served on the committee and was President from 1980-1983 inclusive. I have taught many techniques starting with..."

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[ 725CK ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Christina Kazaglis  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA NSW -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "Christina's Quilt This quilt was made in the 1950s, for young Christina Athanasiadis, by her then future mother-in-law Maria Kazaglis. Maria knew that Christina's 'prika' (dowry) did not include a 'paploma' (quilt), so she bought..."

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[ 726CK ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Christina Kazaglis  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA NSW -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: "Maria's Quilt Maria Kazaglis made this quilt for herself, in the 1930's, while living in the flat above their fruit shop in the inner Sydney suburb of Marrickville. This is a very long way from her 'topos' - Castellorizo, or its..."

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[ 728SH ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Sophia Haskas  -  Country/Place Created: GREECE Rhodes -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "A Paploma From Rhodes This beautiful 'paploma' (quilt) was made in the city of Rhodes, capital of the well-known Greek island, and containing the world's best preserved medieval city. In true Greek tradition, Sophia Haskas'..."

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[ 732HV ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Mosaic, Square
Owner: Helen Varoxis  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA NSW -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "A Cessnock Quilt Although this quilt was made in Cessnock, its origins are really in the NSW country town of Cootamundra where Helen Varoxis was born in 1916, and where, as a young woman, she began sewing and making..."

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