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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Benalla 2005 Object Reg. No: HT 13753 1

Summary:
Patch presented in 2005 by the Benalla Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Benalla Gathering was 'Take Time to Smell the Roses'. The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner extension which is used at the Gathering each year.
Description:
Patchwork square featuring a mottled green fabric background foregrounded with a central logo. This insert logo, which is square-diamond shaped, is light green, rimmed with a red border and features a hand-appliqued image of a red rose. Above the rose, the logo features embroidered red thread that reads, 'Time to smell the roses.' At the bottom of the patch, on the mottled green background, red text reads: 'Benalla 2005'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Kerry Wilson - Women on Farms Gathering Benalla, 2005
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 49.60 cm (Width), 238.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: politics, agriculture, rural life, work, gender roles, women on farms gatherings
Themes this item is part of: Women on Farms Gathering - The Perpetual Banner and Patches, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, 2005 Benalla WoFG
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: banners
Commissioned By: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Victoria, Australia, 2005
Place & Date Used: Benalla, Victoria, Australia, 2005
References: Oral histories, photographs, curator's notes and research files.

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