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Patch - Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Berriwillock 2008 Object Reg. No: HT 13753 4

Patch presented in 2008 by the Berriwillock Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Berriwillock Gathering was 'Back to Basics: Women Opening the Gates to Agriculture.' The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner extension which is used at the Gathering each year.
Unbleached calico patchwork square comprising three panels, top and bottom panels have printed wheat motifs in green and brown tones respectively, central panel is hand painted calico depicting fence, open gates and a windmill. Painted black text reads 'Back to Basics at Berriwillock / 2008 / Women opening the gates to Agriculture'. The top and central panels are printed depicting wheat and separated by a strip of dark green woven fabric. A mottled brown strip of woven fabric separates the central and bottom panels.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 33.00 cm (Height), 33.00 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: politics, agriculture, rural life, globalisation, 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, Working Life & Trades Collection, 2008 Berriwillock 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, 2008
Place & Date Used: Berriwillock, Victoria, Australia, 2008
References: Oral histories, photographs, curator's notes and research files.

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