Australian women of the late 19th to mid 20th century focused on the home and its decoration was important. Embroidery and crochet work was an affordable way to personalise and add aesthetic value, and examples of embroidered and crocheted pieces could be found in most Australian homes, decorating or protecting furniture. Embroidery and crochet work provided a much needed creative outlet for some

Physical description

Seven pieces of lace of fine cotton possibly dyed or stained. All but one are straight edged. .1 is scalloped.