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Sewing Basket - Cane, circa 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 100 1

Sewing basket used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. 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 also loves to sew and crochet, and often made items for her house and her friends at Bonegilla.
Cane sewing basket with fabric lined interior.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, handcrafts, sewing, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, 1 or 1 1, 1 1, 1 and 1 1
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: sewing equipment
Date Made: Australia, circa 1957
User: Mrs Georgina Dereani, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957
References: See Parent Record

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