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Scroll - Witnesses of Heritage Agreement, Women on Farms Gathering, Yarram, 2003 Object Reg. No: HT 12370

Summary:
Calico scroll made by the Yarram Victorian Women on Farms Gathering committee in consultation with conservation staff at Museum Victoria. The scroll was signed at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering by all the participants of the Yarram Gathering in order to formalise the Heritage Agreement between Museum Victoria and the Victorian Women on Farms Gathering.
Description:
Cream calico vertical banner with hand embroidered '14th Annual Women on Farm's Gathering Yarram 2003' and ink writing of 288 printed names, signatures, places of residence. Hung with top and bottom rods and turned ends held by green cord and large tassels.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Merlyn Rendell - Yarram Women on Farms Gathering, 2005
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 45.30 cm (Width), 294.60 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement of banner.

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Tagged with: women s issues, politics, agriculture, rural life, gender issues, globalisation, work, women s movement, women on farms gatherings
Themes this item is part of: The Women on Farms Gathering Heritage Agreement, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, 2003 Yarram WoFG, 2003 Yarram - 'WOF Song', Making Community History: The WoFG Volunteers
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: banners
Inscriptions: Embroidered on banner: 14th Annual/Women on farms Gathering/Yarram 2003
Creator: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Yarram, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Place Used: Yarram, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Other Association (See Comments): Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2003

Created with the assistance of Museum Victoria's Conservation Department
References: Oral histories, photographs, curator's notes and research files.

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