Embroidered Signatures ProjectVeronica Shane. Friends: Cloth

Private Collections
Mid North
Veronica Shane
92cm x 92cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/1959
ID Number
Chain Stitch,Cloths,Drawn Thread Work,Ladder Work,Needle Lace,Needleweaving,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

A square white linen cloth with a 5cm bobbin lace edge. Each corner has 6 drawn thread squares with needle lace motifs joined by 3 rows of ladder work lines. The centre has an 8 pointed star pattern of drawn thread around a 10cm square of linen. This is surrounded by a square of ladder work and the outline of a cross in ladder work. The names stitched in red are in groups of 5 in each corner of the cloth.

Theme and Purpose

Commemorative On leaving Hammond, Veronica Shane had friends sign this cloth.


Below are the names that have been transcribed from this object. Multiple instances of a name on one object is indicated by a bracketed number after the name. A name in bold appears on other objects. Click these names to see the other objects.

Bennett, Daph

Carn, Adela

Carn, Eileen

Carn, Kathy

Grenfield, Mona

Hitch, Natia

King, Aggie

Langdon, Margaret

Leopold, Mavis

Maloney, Dorrie

Maloney, Helen

Maloney, Mary

Maloney, Mary (2)

McEvoy, Dorothy

Moroney, Dorothy

Mould, Helen

Rand, Mytle

Shane, Veronica

Ward, Angela

Williams, Cath

Williams, Gabriele