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Household textiles - Set of four doilies

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

Description
Set of partially worked doilies. They are comprised of daisy wheels of two sizes. A central circular motif is surrounded by smaller motifs
Size
225 mm, 168mm, 162 mm, 164 mm
Object Registration
2019.0158
Keywords
doilies, household textiles
Historical information
In the early 20th century it was common for ladies to work doilies in lace or embroidered cloth. They were used to decorate sideboards or dressing tables and also on trays underneath crockery and on plates under food. These could be made from purchased kits or pattern books. They may form part of a trousseau
When Made
Unknown
Made By
Unknown (Maker)
Last updated
8 Aug 2020 at 5:17PM