Historical information

Handmade by Julia Eaton ( nee Thomas), daughter of George and Granny Thomas, respected Aboriginal couple of Newmerella.


This item is an example of a handcrafted item and reflects the needlework skills of women in the first half of the 20th century.

Physical description

Square shaped calico cushion cover. It is hand-embroidered with ribbon embroidered leaves and flowers. The edging is flounced. Flowers are pink with yellow stamens and green stems.