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Mop - Luigia Rosa, Rags, circa 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 940599 2

Summary:
This mop was made by Luigia Rosa, from rags, for display at the Italian Historical Society. Luigia was born in 1911 in the district of Altopiano di Asiago, Vicenza, Veneto region. She and her two young boys joined her husband, Silvio, in Australia 1953. They settled in Carlton and later purchased a house in Palmerston Street, Carlton where they lived until both died.
Description:
Mop with long wooden handle. The head is made up of strips of fabric in a variety of colours including: grey, yellow, dark green, white, brown, lime green, pink, light blue, peach, black, blue and white stripped, pale pink and white stripped, string and hot pink, it is attached to the handle with a metal holder.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Luigia Rosa, 1994
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, domestic work, housework
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: domestic equipment
Maker: Mrs Luigia Rosa, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1987
Place Used: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1987

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