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Banner Extension - Women on Farms Gathering Banner, Victoria, 2011 Object Reg. No: HT 29854

Banner extension for the Women on Farms Gathering Banner. This is the second extension banner, which was made after the original banner, and subsequent first banner extension were no longer able to take any further additions. It was first displayed at the Cohuna Gathering in 2011. This patch is currently the only patch (panel) attached to the extension. There is space for five more patches.

The second extension banner is displayed prominently alongside the original banner at each Gathering. The annual addition of a unique patch (panel) symbolizes the key issues, messages and identity of rural women from the region hosting the Gathering.
Piece of white fabric with purple ribbon edging and purple tabs at top.
Acquisition Information:
Collected & Donation from Ms. Denise Kirk - Tallangatta Women on Farms Gathering Organising Committee, 2011
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2355 mm (Height), 475 mm (Width), 2380 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation.

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Tagged with: banners, politics, agriculture, rural life, globalisation, work, cotton fabrics textiles, gender roles, textile technology, farmers
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: banners
Commissioned By: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 2011
References:, viewed 12.05.2008 LDH, viewed 12.05.2008 LDH
  1. [Chapter] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. "Rural women reclaiming their place through symbols, stories and rituals"., 2008
  2. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza & Diffey, Rhonda. 2006. "Motherboards and desert sands: stories of Australian rural women" Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies., 2006
  3. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. 2006. "Creating collaborative living history; the case of the Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Heritage Collection", History Australia., 2006

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