Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection
Register No.610PWH
OwnerThe Pioneer Women's Hut
Location Tumbarumba NSW Australia
MakerWomen in the Wagga Wagga NSW district
Origin Wagga Wagga NSW Australia
Pattern Patchwork Community Pieced
Datec. 1940
Dimensions (H x W in cm)175 x 135

History

This 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.

Description

Patchwork 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.