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Boots - Blundstone, Red Leather, Women on Farms Gathering, Benalla, 2005 Object Reg. No: HT 9505

Summary:
Pair of red leather work boots, elastic sided, rubber soled workboots, apparently painted/dyed red over original tan leather. Made by Blundstone. Worn a by Benalla Women on Farms Gathering committee member.

Since 1990, women farmers have met at Women on Farm Gatherings throughout Victoria to 'share common interests, exchange information, celebrate their contribution to their farms and communities, and regenerate their energies in the face of continuing rural crises'.
Description:
Blundstone brand, elastic sided, rubber soled workboots, apparently painted/dyed red over original tan leather. Branded tape loops at top opening assist with pulling boots on to the foot. Heavy moulded soles, marked Blundstone and size 8.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Kerry Wilson - Women on Farms Gathering Benalla, 2005
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agriculture, footwear, gatherings, gender issues, globalisation, politics, rural life, shoes, work
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Inscriptions: Tag on boots: Blundstone/SINCE 1870.
Date Used: 2005

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