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Pale Pink Allendale Quilt 12474

£ 795.00

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Beautifully Stitched North Country (Allendale) quilt .

Pale pink reversing to white

All cotton with a cotton Batting

 The hand quilting is typical of that from the Allendale region of Northumberland . Complicated and elaborate with a large central motif , which integrates into diamond infill . A wonderful outer border of swags and Fleur de lys

Allendale in Northumbria was an area famed for its quilting . When the lead industry failed in this region many people emigrated or moved away , but those who remained had to look to other sources of income . One such was George Gardiner , shop owner , who became famous for his quilt designs, he had many apprentices know as quilt stampers . It was considered prestigious to pay to have your quilt marked by one of these professional 'stampers'


81 x 80 inches
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