Embroidered Signatures ProjectBristow Marsh Family. 21st: Cloth

Private Collections
Yorke Peninsula
53cm x 49cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1970-1999 Late)/1982
ID Number
Cloths,Drawn Thread Work,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

Ecru linen with a 4cm drawn thread work hem and a 2cm crochet edge. In the top left corner is a key outlined in orange stem stitch with '21' stitched in pink inside the head of the key. The text 'Carol's Birthday Guests' is stitched above and below the key. All the names are stitched in pink stem stitch.

Theme and Purpose

Commemorative. Family and friends. This cloth records the names of people who attended Carol Bristow’s 21st birthday party at Monash, SA on the 22-5-82. The names were stitched by Carol's Grandmother.


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.

Bassham, Wendy

Bristow, Andrew

Bristow, J M

Bristow, R E

Bristow, Reg

Bristow, Wendy

Burton, Myra

English, Francie

Faehrmann, Kevin John

Leggett, B

Little, Nita

Marsh, C (Mary Catherine)

Marsh, Doug

Marsh, N

Milich, D J

Muller, Sue

Page, Marilena

Page, Owen

Palamatain, Gordon

Palamatain, Isabel

Rollbusch, K

Saint, P C

Smith, Brad

Whitfield, Garry

Wilkinson, Cathy

Ziersch, Jay

Ziersch, Rob