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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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: 1450 mm (Width), 2380 mm (Length)

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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
Bibliography:
  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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