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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
Six teardrop shaped leaves held together by a paper clip to form a fan. It has been blanket stitched around the edges of each leaf. Leaves are made of cardboard photographs possibly cut from greeting cards. All cards have floral images.
Size
H-180mm W-107mm D-10mm
Object Registration
3089
Keywords
handcraft hogeman-trudi fan
Historical information
Trudi Hogeman made this fan from old greeting cards. This is an old way of making fans with blanket stitch around the edges. She was a member of a craft group when she made this object. Trudi Hogeman died in January 2017 and is buried at Marlo. Her daughter is heather Terrell, president of the Orbost Historical Society.
When Made
C1960
Made By
Hogeman, Trudi (Maker)
Significance
This item is an example of a handcrafted item and reflects the needlework skills and hobbies of women at the time.
Last updated
5 Nov 2019 at 12:40PM