Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection
Register No.605PWH
OwnerThe Pioneer Women's Hut
Location Tumbarumba NSW Austalia
MakerDoris Rattay
Origin Barossa Valley, South Australia
Pattern Wagga Patchwork Pieced Geometric
Date1963
Dimensions (H x W in cm)115 x 90

History

This cot quilt was made by Doris Rattay in the Barossa Valley of South Australia in 1963. It was made from second hand materials that would give warmth, including parts of old skirts and blankets. Doris donated it to The Pioneer Women's Hut. It is displayed occasionally at the museum.

Description

Machine pieced cot quilt made from squares of material including tweed, wool, blanket and pyjama material. The squares are joined in rows with colours randomly placed. There is a pink satin edging. The backing is part of a pale pink blanket.

1150 x 900 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.