Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection
OwnerThe Pioneer Women's Hut
Location Tumbarumba NSW Australia
MakerUnknown
Origin western-australia
Pattern Wagga Wholecloth
Date1940-1949
Dimensions (H x W in cm)132 x 114

History

The maker is unknown. This cot quilt was purchased by Perth resident Marie Hobbs from a second hand charity shop and was thought to date from the 1940s. Marie used it as a crawling rug for her grandchildren and later donated it to The Pioneer Women's Hut in New South Wales [where] it is displayed occasionally.

Description

Cot quilt. Single piece of floral cotton material top and back (cream background with coloured flowers). The padding is a single layer, twill weave, heavy bag, probably jute. The layers are fixed with a different coloured button in each corner. Machine quilted across the centre.

1320 x 1140 mm

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