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Baby Blanket - Appliqued & Embroidered, Cream Wool, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 18999

Summary:
Appliqued and embroidered cream wool baby blanket.
Used and owned by Bill Boyd in the 1950s.
The William Boyd Childhood Collection includes most of the childhood possessions of William (Bill) Boyd, who was born in 1947 and raised in the Victorian town of Maryborough. Kept by Lillian Boyd (Bill's mother) for decades, upon her death the Collection was donated by Bill to the former Museum of Childhood at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. When the Museum of Childhood closed it was transferred to Museum Victoria.
Description:
Cream wool baby blanket decorated with blue bear kicking a ball under a garden arch surrounded by multicoloured flowers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 960 mm (Height), 1100 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: baby care, child rearing, making history - william boyd childhood
Themes this item is part of: William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Child Rearing
Tertiary Classification: sleeping
Past Owner: Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008
User: Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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