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Tray Cloth

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan Street Tatura VIC

Description
Calico tray cloth, embroidered in many colours, around the 4 edges with scenes depicting the progressive exodus of the Templers from Palestine to Australia by bus, train, camel, and super liner the Queen Elizabeth. Sydney Harbour Bridge, Army personnel and unique Australian fauna. In the centre is an embroidered map of Australia. Around the map are the words: Tatura Camp 3 1942 Victoria
Object Registration
C0053
Keywords
tatura, tray cloth, treftz, anne marie, palestine, kazenwadel, kurt, camp 3, reugg, templers, handcrafts, embroidery, manchester, table, linen
Historical information
Calico brought from Palestine and embroidered in camp 3 by 14 year old Anne Marie Treftz (now Mrs Anne Marie Reugg)
When Made
1942
Inscriptions & Markings
Around the Map of Australia- words Tatura- Camp 3- 1942- Victoria
Last updated
11 Jun 2020 at 5:40PM