Quilt No.593PWH - The Pioneer Women's Hut

The Pioneer Women's Hut
Owner: 
The Pioneer Women's Hut
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Murray Tyrell's aunts
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
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 1580mm
History: 

The makers were 2 aunts of Sir Murray Tyrell at Carrajung, South Gippsland, Vic. 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.

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