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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, North East (Beechworth), 2001 Object Reg. No: HT 1412 14

Patch presented in 2001 by the Beechworth Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Beechworth Gathering was 'The New Pioneers.' The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.
Square of unbleached calico with a machine appliqued central logo, featuring hand embroidery. The logo depicts two human silhouettes with their arms almost touching (in red), a computer screen and keyboard (in yellow) and a satellite dish (in green). Black text is embroidered in the green satellite dish and reads: 'the new pioneers'. Red lettering is applied with blanket stitch above and below the logo and reads: 'NORTH EAST/REGION 2001'.
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, 2001 North East (Beechworth) WoFG, 2001 Beechworth - 'Celebrate'
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, 2001
Place & Date Used: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 2001

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