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Embroidery Sample - Broderie Cornely, Heraldic Tassels, Framed Object Reg. No: SH 942219

This embroidery sample was designed and manufactured in France by Broderie Cornely. The sample was framed and used as decoration at Prue Acton P/L in Melbourne. Broderie Cornely embroidery featured in some of Prue Acton's designs.
Broderie Cornelli embroidery sample in cream painted wooden frame. Sample consists of cream cotton in 'heraldic' design with tassels at lower edge, mounted on card. Frame is glass fronted and back support is attached by metal tacks. Picture wire at back is attached to two metal hanging clips.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 20.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: samples
Inscriptions: Printed on paper mount at front: BRODERIE CORNELY

Handwritten in pencil on back,lower right: 9732
Manufacturer: Broderie Creation Cornely Paris, France
User: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by 1990
References: RMIT Collection, particularly Cornelli sample book

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