|Collection||2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection|
|Owner||The Pioneer Women's Hut|
|Location||Tumbarumba NSW Australia|
|Maker||Women in the Wagga Wagga NSW district|
|Origin||Wagga Wagga NSW Australia|
|Pattern||Patchwork Community Pieced|
|Dimensions (H x W in cm)||175 x 135|
HistoryThis quilt was made by women in the Wagga Wagga New South Wales district for The Gumleigh Boys' Home c. 1940. The home was for boys needing care in the Riverina NSW . It closed in 1985. This quilt and others made for the home, was for general use on the boys' beds. It was one of three donated to the Pioneer Women's Hut by Hazel Rhodes of The Gumleigh Boys' Home. It is occasionally displayed at the museum.
DescriptionPatchwork quilt made up of machine pieced squares and rectangles of cotton dress materials. The backing is a large piece of furnishing material. The padding is an old cream blanket.
1750 x 1350 mm
This is a historical record and cannot be modified.