• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 309

    A 'GRANDMOTHER'S FLOWER GARDEN' QUILT

    ENGLISH, DATED 1847

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A 'GRANDMOTHER'S FLOWER GARDEN' QUILT
    ENGLISH, DATED 1847
    composed of dress silks made up into flower patches on a honey yellow silk ground, with wide lilac silk borders
    100 x 92 in. (254 x 233.7 cm.)
    Inscribed to the back 'To M.H. 1847'


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    Provenance

    Braddyll Family Collection, Conishead Priory, Cumbria.
    Made by Frances (b.1805), Margaret Frederica (b. 1808) and Sarah Jane (b.1811) Braddyll, daughters of Thomas Richmond-Gale-Braddyll, Lieutenant Colonel in the Coldstream Guards (1810) and High Sherriff of Lancashire (1821.)