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Banner Extension - Women on Farms Gathering, Victoria, from 2004 Object Reg. No: HT 13753

This extension banner was made after the original banner was no longer able to take any further additions. It was first displayed at the Benalla Gathering in 2005 and features a patch (panel) for each year of the Women on Farms Gatherings held annually in Victoria from 2005. The Gatherings illustrated on the extension banner include: Benalla (2005), Hamilton (2006), Shepparton (2007).

The extension banner is displayed prominently alongside the original banner at each Gathering. The annual addition of a unique patch (panel) symbolizes the key issues, messages and identity of rural women from the region hosting the Gathering.
Piece of white fabric with purple ribbon edging and purple tabs at top.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Kerry Wilson - Women on Farms Gathering Benalla, 2005
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2375 mm (Height), 485 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation.

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Tagged with: agriculture, banners, cotton fabrics textiles, gender roles, globalisation, politics, rural life, textile technology, work
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, History of Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: banners
Commissioned By: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 2004
References: http://www.wofgcollection.org.au/About.aspx, viewed 12.05.2008 LDH
http://cv.vic.gov.au/#, viewed 12.05.2008 LDH
  1. [Chapter] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. "Rural women reclaiming their place through symbols, stories and rituals"., 2008
  2. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza & Diffey, Rhonda. 2006. "Motherboards and desert sands: stories of Australian rural women" Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies., 2006
  3. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. 2006. "Creating collaborative living history; the case of the Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Heritage Collection", History Australia., 2006

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