Quilt No.623PWH - The Pioneer Women's Hut

Owner: 
The Pioneer Women's Hut
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Mary Annetts
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Double sided quilt, machine pieced from large rectangles of used clothing in various materials including wools and suitings. The sides are turned in and machined to make a firm edge. It is machine quilted. The padding is 3 old sheets and a blanket.
1370 x 1040mm
History: 

This quilt was made by Mary Annetts (1905-1997) in Adelong NSW probably in the 1940s. It was used in her house in Havelock Street, Adelong where she lived for 60 years. Her husband (deceased) was a rabbiter and her son is now postmaster. It was made for general use on the beds and was purchased by The Pioneer Women's Hut at a clearing sale. It is displayed occasionally at the museum.

Mary Annetts
Mary Annetts
The house in Adelong where Mary lived for 60 years
The house in Adelong where Mary lived for 60 years
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