Historical information

This hand-embroidered supper cloth is an example of the dressmaking and craftwork skills of the women of the pioneer settlers families in Moorabbin Shire c1900


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. Danish heritage is an example of the many nationalities that lived and worked in Moorabbin Shire.

Physical description

A linen supper cloth with hand-embroidered Chinese lanterns and a crocheted edge