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[ 704MT ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Pieced Repeat Block
Owner: Margaret-Anne M Thomas  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA VIC -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Quilt History: "Jeanette Thomas (born Dick) made this quilt in Melbourne prior to 1918. She was born in Northern Ireland in 1847 and died in Melbourne in 1918. The quilt was owned by Jeanette's son John L.Thomas and is now owned by her..."

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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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[ 727CS ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Embroidered and/or Appliqued, Signature
Owner: Catherine Llewelyn-Smith  -  Country/Place Created: TURKEY Izmir (formerly Smyrna) -  Date: 1901 - 1920
Story of Quilt: "A Remnant From Smyrna This quilt remnant comes from the once-great city of Smyrna, now called Izmir, in Turkey, where Greeks had lived for hundreds of years, probably even back to 1000 BC and through the time of Alexander the..."

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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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[ 733LK ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Lily Katakouzinos  -  Country/Place Created: GREECE Lemnos -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: "A Paploma from Limnos Lily is a second-generation Greek Australian and her paploma (quilt) was made on the Greek island of Lemnos, well-known to many Australians for its beautiful natural harbour, Mudros Bay, used to launch the..."

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[ 746DS ] Quilt Style: Wholecloth, Quilting as major design element, Greek
Owner: Della Savvas  -  Country/Place Created: GREECE Lesvos -  Date: 1921 - 1940
Story of Quilt: " Della's Paploma Della Mihaillaros was only eighteen when she left her Greek village of Aghia Paraskevi, on Mytilini (Lesvos), to come to an Australian Village - Ariah Park in south west NSW. She and her brother Nick were coming..."

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[ 748RJ ] Quilt Style: Patchwork, Pieced Random, Typically Australian, Re-used clothing or blanket
Owner: Rose Jervois  -  Country/Place Created: AUSTRALIA NSW -  Date: 1941 - 1970
Story of Quilt: " The maker came from war torn Austria, to Bonegilla then to Tumbarumba, Railway Land for 5 years, as her husband was a fettler, then settled in Albury St, for the next 40 years, with their 3 children. Many of the 'pieces' on the..."

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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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