Quilt No.605PWH - The Pioneer Women's Hut

The Pioneer Women's Hut
Owner: 
The Pioneer Women's Hut
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Doris Rattay
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Machine pieced cot quilt made from squares of material including tweed, wool, blanket and pyjama material. The squares are joined in rows with colours randomly placed. There is a pink satin edging. The backing is part of a pale pink blanket.
1150 x 900mm
History: 

This cot quilt was made by Doris Rattay in the Barossa Valley of SA in 1963. It was made from second hand materials that would give warmth, including parts of old skirts and blankets. Doris donated it to The Pioneer Women's Hut. It is displayed occasionally at the museum.

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