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Necklace - Pink with Clear Rhinestone Flower, circa 1959 Object Reg. No: HT 80

Pink necklace purchased by Georgia Dereani in 1959 for a staff ball in Block 19 at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five years of their lives in Victoria at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgina and her husband became staff members at Bonegilla and were allocated private accommodation, which Georgina went to great lengths to make comfortable, purchasing many household items around Albury, NSW. Georgia loves shopping and clothes, she purchased this necklace to wear with her dress for the ball.
Clear square cut rhinestone necklace with pink and clear rhinestone flower in centre.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.00 cm (Height), 0.50 cm (Width), 5.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, jewellery, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, migrant hostels, dancing, migrant camps, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: clothing accessories
Place & Date Made: Albury, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1959
User: Mrs Georgina Dereani, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1959

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