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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    patchwork quilt
  • Description
    pieced and applique bedcover with central square section with applique printed cotton motifs of pair of pheasants under fruiting tree amidst flowers; with applique flower/oak leaf motifs to each corner of this central square; followed by band of meandering stars, pieced; followed by large section of all-over pattern of alternating rows (right across quilt, except central panel) of stars (seven hexagons) and hexagons of coloured fabrics on a background of cream pieced hexagons; Outer band of meandering stars formed of six pentagons; each band separated by a continuous printed lace-like pattern; edged with twill woven cream binding
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2908, 1995.90.11
  • Accession number
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
bedcover, cotton
bedcover, cotton


  • Credit
    gift of Miss Eileen M Frost, Auckland, 1993, collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1995.90.11
  • Production
    Anne Romsey (quilter)
    DedhamSussexEnglandUnited KingdomEurope
    Circa 1795-1830
    George IV (1820 - 1830), House of Brunswick, Hanover Line, English reign
    Victorian, Contemporary Age, European and British, art and design period
  • Signature/marks
    inscribed in pen to underside: Made by Anne Romsey, 1830 / Dedham, Essex and, faded, in pencil: The work of Ann Romsey, finished 1795  (maker's mark)
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › cotton (textile)
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 2239mm
      (height 2239 x width 2460 mm)
    • width : 2460mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    4 November 1996

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