Historical information

3 doilies or tray-covers, with hand-made lace, hand embroidery and machine embroidery are an example of the dressmaking skills of the women of the pioneer settlers families in Moorabbin Shire c1900. The family of Carole Pedersen-Green were of Danish origin.


Early settlers and market gardeners established their families in Moorabbin Shire and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families. The Danish heritage is an example of the many nationalities that were working and living in Moorabbin Shire

Physical description

3 tray – covers / doilies with hand made lace, machine embroidery and hand embroidery.