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Embroidery Sample - Broderie Cornely, Bird, Framed Object Reg. No: SH 942216

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 is gold, blue, green, silver and brown coloured stitching in the shape of a bird-like creature on a base of beige silk. 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
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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