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Measurements
a. 34cm x 22cm: b. 42cm x 31cm
Place of Origin
South Australia
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/1950s
Registration Number
1984-151
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Commemorative Objects,Embroidered Pictures,

Physical Description

a. An embroidered panel commemorating the 'Festival of Britain' 1951. Map of Great Britain embellished with motifs and heraldic designs. Worked in surface stitchery with coloured threads. b. An embroidered panel commemorating the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953. The design includes Westminster Abbey, symbols of the Coronation, symbols representing Great Britain and the Commonwealth. Worked in surface stitchery with coloured threads.

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