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Milk Jug Cover - Belgian Flag, Jenny Pederson, 1915 Object Reg. No: SH 922750

Summary:
Patriotic milk jug cover, featuring the Belgian flag and the date '1915'. Made by Mrs Jenny Pederson of Kew in 1915. Mrs Pederson died around 1970.

Handwork with patriotic themes like this was commonly made during World War I.
Description:
Square jug cover, crocheted in white cotton in filet stitch, with image of the Belgian flag at an angle, and '1915' crocheted in the centre. The jug cover is bordered with glass beads in brown, green and white.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Pat Duke, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 145 mm (Height), 160 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, food drink consumption, handcrafts, patriotism, domestic equipment, world war i 1914-1918, domestic work, housework
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: commemorative
Inscriptions: Crocheted: '1915'.
Maker: Mrs Jenny Pederson, Kew, Victoria, Australia, 1915
Place & Date Used: Kew, Victoria, Australia, 1915 or later
Place Named: Belgium

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