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Doyley

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a round buff-coloured doyley. It appears to be hand-crocheted. A section of the crocheting has come apart.
Size
W (diameter) 19 cm.
Object Registration
002411
Keywords
vintage household goods, todd and heazlewood families, warrnambool, history of warrnambool
Historical information
This item comes from the estate of Ena Heazlewood. Mary Josephine (Ena) Todd was born in Warrnambool in 1920 and worked as a hairdresser at the Josephine Salon in Warrnambool. She married a Warrnambool man, Jack Heazlewood, in 1942. At the time he was a stoker on the H.M.A.S. Sydney. They later lived in Sydney.
When Made
1940s
Significance
This item is of interest because it comes from the estate of a former Warrnambool resident, Ena Heazlewood and is a good example of an attractive doyley from the mid 20th century.
Last updated
19 Feb 2019 at 10:51AM