Historical information

These laces belonged to Mrs.J. Pardew. Edward James Pardew died in 26/9/1927 aged 92. He came to Orbost from New Zealand in 1886 and selected 720 acres of hill land in the Brodribb area. He was a member of the first Orbost Shire Council. His daughter had a fruit & meat shop in McLeod Street. He was an inaugural vestryman of St James Church of England.


Lace is an ornamental openwork fabric created by looping, twisting, braiding or knotting threads either by hand or by machine.This item is aesthetically significant and has a connection to an early Orbost settler.

Physical description

Twelve pieces of assorted laces on card - 3 cards.