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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Glenormiston 1994 Object Reg. No: HT 1412 7

Patch presented in 1994 by the Glenormiston Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Glenormiston Gathering was 'Survival, Support and Success.' The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.
Square patch featuring a background panel that consists of heavy green fabric. The central panel consists of a cream rectangular patch that has been applied with blanket stitching onto the heavy green fabric and the bottom rectangular panel consists of white fabric that features the printed black text: 'SURVIVAL, SUPPORT AND SUCCESS'. The central rectangular patch features a purple icon that depicts symbols of Western District farming, including grapes, sheep, horses, dairy, grain and harvesting, each radiating out from a woman's face. Purple text reads: 'GLENORMISTON/ WOMEN ON FARMS GATHERING/1994'. Small, ornate flowers have been embroidered into the top corners of the white patch, in shades of purple, orange, green and pink.
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, 1994 Glenormiston WoFG, 1994 Glenormiston - 'The Law of the Land', 1994 Glenormiston - 'Tune: Springtime it Brings on the Shearing'
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, 1994
Place & Date Used: Glenormiston, Victoria, Australia, 1994

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