Quilts 1700-1945 | The Rajah Quilt

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Dr Robert Bell, AM, Senior Curator, Decorative Arts and Design, National Gallery of Australia, explores the background of the exquisite object ‘The Rajah quilt’ 1841, one of the earliest examples of quilting in Australia.

Explore over 200 years of British quiltmaking. Every stitch tells a story. ‘Quilts 1700-1945′ comes from one of the world’s most important and loved collections of textiles and decorative arts — the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, London.

15 June – 22 September 2013 | Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) | Exhibition organised by the V&A Museum, London