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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Warragul, 30 Apr-2 May 1999 Object Reg. No: HT 1412 12

Summary:
Patch presented in 1999 by the Warragul Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Women on Farms Gatherings, the 1999 Gathering was again held in Warragul. This patch was sewn by a local group of 'quilters', who also created the 'Country Spirit' quilt displayed during this Gathering. The theme for the Warragul Gathering was 'Celebrating Success From Challenge.' The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.
Description:
Square fabric patch with a central panel printed to depict a farm scene with mountains, a cottage, cows, paddocks and ducks. This panel has been applied by hand with blanket stitch and is bordered by red fabric with applied fabric lettering that reads: 'CELEBRATING/SUCCESS FROM/CHALLENGE/WARRAGUL 1999'.
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, rural victoria, community groups, community organisations, rural women, farming information
Themes this item is part of: Women on Farms Gathering - The Perpetual Banner and Patches, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, 1999 Warragul WoFG, Janice Swan - WoFG Volunteer
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, 1999
Place & Date Used: Warragul, Victoria, Australia, 1999

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