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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Ouyen 1998 Object Reg. No: HT 1412 11

Summary:
Patch presented in 1998 by the Ouyen Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Ouyen Gathering was 'United We Meet, United We Stand.' The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.
Description:
Square white patch featuring a square white, central panel that has been sewn onto the main patch. The panel features a logo that is printed in green and depicts a map of Victoria with a woman's face inside a star over Ouyen. A sheaf of grain is represented, with local products (oats, wool, barley, lamb, wheat) listed inside each seed head. Printed green text reads: 'Women on Farms Gathering/OUYEN 1998/United We Meet, United We Stand'. The central panel is bordered by green and a purple satin ribbon that has been applied directly to the background panel.
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, 1998 Ouyen WoFG, 1998 Ouyen - 'Women of the Land'
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, 1998
Place & Date Used: Ouyen, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1998

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