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Pattern, Crochet - Mary Cards Victorian Centenary Chart

From the Collection of Yarra Ranges Regional Museum 35-37 Castella Street Lilydale Victoria

Giant paper crochet chart of Mary Cards Victorian Centenary cloth design, featuring Australian animals, ships, buildings and horseman. Chart has FLORENCE / MCNABB 1944 written in pen ar thje bottom. Over the orignial pattern which was printed with VICTORIAN / CENTENARY 1934. Chart is in 4 pieces, each attached to Cardboard.
Object Registration
mary card, centenaries, crochet patterns
Historical information
This crochet chart was designed by the twentieth century crochet pattern designer, Mary Card, for the Victorian Centenary in 1934. It was published in the Australian Home Beautiful magazine on November 1934. The chart was published in four sections, with instructions for working it as a complete piece. Mary Card lived in Olinda and published books of her patterns and individual patterns in Australia, American and English magazines from 1909 until the 1930s.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
Written on with ink: 12-4-44
On back : No 1, No 2 , No 3, No 4
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM