From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria
- 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.
- H-180mm W-107mm D-10mm
- handcraft hogeman-trudi fan
- 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.
- Hogeman, Trudi (Maker)
- This item is an example of a handcrafted item and reflects the needlework skills and hobbies of women at the time.
- 5 Nov 2019 at 12:40PM