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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Numurkah 1992 Object Reg. No: HT 1412 5

Summary:
Patch created retrospectively by the 1992 Numurkah Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Numurkah Gathering was 'Pride in Agriculture, Pride in Ourselves.' The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.
Description:
Square cotton patch featuring a central icon of an embroidered, dark brown windmill. The windmill contains eight blades, with four featuring symbols of farming enterprises. At the base of the windmil are the embroidered words, 'NUMURKAH/1992'. A seperate cotton panel at base of the icon features black printed text that read: 'PRIDE IN AGRICULTURE/PRIDE IN OURSELVES'.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1450 mm (Width), 2380 mm (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, Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings - What is a Gathering?, 1992 Numurkah 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, 1992
Place & Date Used: Numurkah, Victoria, Australia, 1992

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