Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection
OwnerThe Pioneer Women's Hut
Location Tumbarumba NSW Australia
MakerHelen Walker
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Utilitarian Wagga Patchwork
Date1950-1959
Dimensions (H x W in cm)173 x 135

History

Helen Walker made this quilt in Albury New South Wales in 1950. It was used continuously on various beds in the house from 1950 until 1985 when it was donated to The Pioneer Women's Hut. The pieces were cut from jumpers Helen knitted for herself and her children. It is now displayed occasionally at The Pioneer Women's Hut.

Description

Machine pieced top of squares of part jumpers, most hand knitted. The padding is a blanket. The backing is an old curtain.

1735 x 1350 mm

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