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Apron - 'Phar Lap Australia's Own', 1930s Reg. No: HT 12457
- This apron was embroidered by an unknown person using a commercial pattern during the 1930s.
- Natural linen apron with light green edging and cotton straps. At top there is wattle embroidered in green and yellow with an embroidered ribbon design and the inscription: "PHARLAP AUSTRALIA'S OWN". At bottom there is an embroidery of a jockey in red, white and black silks riding a brown horse with 3 white socks. There is the outline of a pocket printed on the top left hand side which has not been embroidered.
|Dimensions:||0.20 cm (Height), 59.50 cm (Width), 83.50 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measurement excludes cotton straps.|
|Tagged with:||cooking, embroidery, horse racing, horses, racing industry, sewing, domestic life, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Jimmy Pike, Artist (circa 1940-2002), Jim Pike, Jockey (1892-1969), Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Embroidered on top of front: PHARLAP/ AUSTRALIA'S/ OWN|
|Person Depicted:||Jim Pike, 1930-1939|