Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection
Register No.606PWH
OwnerThe Pioneer Women's Hut
Location Tumbarumba NSW Austalia
MakerJean Joyce
Origin NSW Australia
Pattern Patchwork Pieced Crazy Embroidered
Date1950s
Dimensions (H x W in cm)215 x 177

History

This crazy patchwork quilt was made by Jean Joyce in the 1950s when she spent many hours with her invalid husband. She gave it to her sister Joan Bolton who donated it to The Pioneer Women's Hut. It is displayed occasionally.

Description

Machine pieced crazy patchwork quilt in plain, floral and striped cotton materials. Some pieces are seamed and others are sewn direct on to calico backing. Each piece is outlined in red stranded cotton in herringbone stitch.

2150 x 1770 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.