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Household textile - Embroidered Doily, 1954

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Description
Embroidered doily in the shape of Australia commemorating the ‘Royal Visit 1954’. The multicoloured embroidered images used on the include koalas and eucalyptus flowers on a cream fringed ground.
Object Registration
2004.0007
Keywords
fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society, doilies - patriotic, doilies - symbolic, soft furnishings, royal visits
Historical information
The Fashion & Textiles collections of Kew Historical Society include a number of art or household textiles manufactured or created in the United Kingdom as well as in Australia. As other cultures opened to Australian travellers in the 20th century, members began collecting and donating textiles produced in a number of other countries.
When Made
1954
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