Collection2001 National Quilt Register Collection by PWHPioneer Women's Hut Heritage Quilt Collection
Register No.593PWH
OwnerThe Pioneer Women's Hut
Location Tumbarumba NSW Austalia
MakerMurray Tyrell's aunts
Origin Carrajung VIC Australia
Pattern Patchwork Geometric
DateUnknown Date
Dimensions (H x W in cm)191 x 158

History

The makers were two aunts of Sir Murray Tyrell at Carrajung, South Gippsland Victoria. They used the buggy rug when they went to collect Murray Tyrell from the train when he was coming home from boarding school for holidays.

George Martin donated it to The Pioneer Women's Hut. It is not used and is occasionally displayed at the museum.

Description

A buggy rug of machine pieced patchwork of men's suiting samples. There is a large diamond of patches in the centre, bordered by rectangles. There is no padding. The backing is wholecloth tartan wool.

1910 x 1580 mm

This is a historical record and cannot be modified.