Embroidered Signatures ProjectCurramulka Uniting Church Guild: Cloth

Curramulka Uniting Church Guild c/- Curramulka Cultural Heritage Group
Yorke Peninsula
127cm x 83cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/1950
ID Number
Back Stitch,Cloths,Running Stitch,Satin Stitch,Stem Stitch,Straight Stitch,

Physical Description

Rectangular yellow cotton tablecloth trimmed with a border of pink rickrack tape. In the centre of a double diamond shaped outline, the width of the cloth, is the date '1950'. Names are worked with stem, straight, satin and back stitch with threads in shades of brown and burgundy.

Theme and Purpose

Commemorative. Membership/Memory cloth. Initiated by the Methodist Guild and then kept in use by the Uniting Church Guild. One name is not stitched.


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.

Agnew, A M

Agnew, C G

Agnew, D

Agnew, Muriel

Arbon, L M

Arthur, Lorna

Baker, E G

Beard, S E

Biddell, H M

Billinger, C

Buckley, J

Dalton, Isla

Davey, C

Davey, D

Davies, J

Downie, I

Edwards, E A

Gamble, D M

Germein, E

Germein, S G

Goldsworthy, E

Grund, M J

Hart, V O

Hart, W J

Heithersay, A

Hook, Cynthia

Juers, F A

Juers, L

Kemp, G M

Lattern, E J ?

Leighton, P M

Marlow, E J

Martin, L

Mathews, M J

May, D M

May, Erica

May, Gwen

McBurney, C D

McBurney, E

McBurney, G F

Nixon, I A

Nixon, O I

Owen, C

Parsons, W H

Pike, G R

Pointon, A W

Pointon, H M

Pointon, H W

Secker, L

Short, F B

Short, H C

Short, M

Short, M A

Sparrow, E M

Sparrow, H P

Sparrow, M

Stone, V J

Swann, E

Tilbrook, E

Tonkin, L E

Tonkin, L E (2)

Tucker, A

Tucker, G

Tucker, I L

Tucker, V

Tuckey, B B

Watters, A E

Watters, C

Watters, I

Watters, K M

Watters, O M

Williams, A I

Wilson, E

Wilton, B

Wilton, F

Wiseman, H F

Wiseman, S K