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Woollen Patchwork Quilt

Date made: mid 19th century

Maker: Member of Faragher Family

Description: A geometric patchwork quilt made from a variety of woollen and some cotton fabrics including red flannel. The quilt has at sometime been repaired with a brighter red fabric than the original.

The quilt is backed with linsey-woolsey fabric and been patch repaired with a blue woollen fabric. It is hand-quilted in a zig-zag pattern with red woollen thread.

The quilt is from the home of Miss Abigail Faragher, Earystane Smithy, Arbory.

Measurements: overall: 190 cm x 166 cm

Materials: wool

Object name: quilt

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1988-1304


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