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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Horsham 2004 Object Reg. No: HT 1412 17

Patch presented in 2004 by the Horsham Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Horsham Gathering was 'Happy, Healthy, Harvesting and Having a Go'. The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.
Unbleached cotton square patch depicting a scene that contains an blanket stitched yellow sun, purple and black butterfly, red love heart, and a smiling woman in a red dress standing on green stalks of grass. The woman's hair is made of hand plaited thread. Black text is also applied on the patch, reading 'HORSHAM/2004'.
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, Australian Rural Women's Movement - Timeline, 2004 Horsham 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, 2004
Place & Date Used: Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 2004

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