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Antique quilt on show at March Regional day

The Mrs Fox quilt

At the March regional day in Nether Stowey , Somerset our second speaker was Tina McLachlan who gave an interesting talk on antique and heritage quilts

The one in the picture is made from blanket material by a woman in Cumbria in the late 19th century.  It measures177cm by 185cm (5'10" by 6').  It is featured in the book Quilt Treasures - the Quilters Guild Heritage Search in the chapter by Margaret Tucker on The Quiltmakers