Embroidered Signatures ProjectClare 1902: Cloth

Clare National Trust Museum
Mid North
65cm x 86cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1900-1929 Early)/1902
ID Number
Buttonhole Stitch,Cloths,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

White linen cloth with a stylised, trefoil scalloped edge finished with buttonhole stitches. Along the top is a spray of white flowers in stem stitch (33cms long). A repair has been done along the bottom of the cloth, the fabric has been rejoined, and there are darned patches on each side of the new join. The stitches are in different shades of red thread.

Theme and Purpose

Commemorative. Names of local people. Thought to be Red Cross but there is no documentation to support that.


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.

Aitchison, Catherine

Aitchison, John

Alexander, O E


Barry, G

Barsom, M

Barson, T H

Berry, George D

Bishops, Eva

Brittain, F E

Campbell, Isabel

Campbell, Kate

Campbell, May

Campbell, Mollie

Coles, Edie

Cottle, A

Cottle, Connie

Cottle, F

Cottle, N

Cottle, S H

Cottle, W H

Davies, May

Dawson, Annie

Donoghue, Alice

Donoghue, M

Eames, Hilda W

Eawes, Ruby E

Edwards, Flo

Ellis, Fred



Forsaith, Edith


Harmer, M E

Harmer, Pollie

Haywood, E C

Holdsworth, Edgar H

Hosking, Lil

Hosking, Mabel

Jenkins, Bessie

Jenkins, M A

Johnston, G W (Rev)

Jordan, Alice

Lewis, Ursula

Liddle, M

Lillywhite, M

Lorimer, J

McEwen, Mary

McGregor, J

McKay, (Capt)

McKay, A

McKay, A T

McKay, Arthur

McKay, Gladys Y

McKellar, Pollie

Melville, Alice M

Miller, Lewis

Nicholas, Vic G

Paetke, A

Paetke, Emily

Pearce, Laura

Penna, U R (Mrs)

Penna, Una

Pike, Bertha E

Pike, Margaret M

Pimlott, A S

Ramsay, C E

Roach, J

Roach, Mary A

Roach, S M

Roach, T G

Simpson, Amy M J

Simpson, Clarice

Simpson, F H S

Simpson, Isa

Simpson, S R

Simpson, Thomas L

Simpson, V J

Skinner, E M

Stanton, F E

Thomas, Amy

Trestrail, A

Trestrail, Lorrie

Ward, W P

Wellington, A W (Rev)

Wellington, Sarah

Wilkins, Cyril

Wilkins, S A

Wohlmeyer, J