Quilt No.633PWH - The Pioneer Women's Hut

The Pioneer Women's Hut
Owner: 
The Pioneer Women's Hut
Location: 
NSW Riverina
Maker
Maker: 
Unknown
Made in
AUSTRALIA NSW
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Wholecloth of calico, top and backing, machined into squares and each square filled with loose wool possibly carded. Single layer side flaps for tuck-in.
2350 x 2210mm
History: 

Mrs. Porters of Laurel Hill NSW purchased this quilt from either Lauders or Roths store in Tumbarumba NSW c.1940. There is no maker's tag and it is believed to have been locally made. The quilt passed to Margaret Willis, Mrs. Porters' daughter, who in turn donated it to The Pioneer Women's Hut. It is displayed occasionally in the museum.

Story: 

Margaret said her mother usually put a bedspread on top of the quilt.

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