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The Embroidery Collection

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Brief description

The Embroidery Collection consists of over four hundred and fifty pieces of embroidery and embroidered garments, as well as related material including, embroidery equipment, fabric, threads, patterns, prize certificates and sashes, samples, threads, and transfers.

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A large proportion of the Embroidery Collection consists of the prize winning embroideries executed by Mrs Elsie Wright of Landsborough, and Mrs Mary Dwyer of Toowoomba. From 1930 to the 1960s these two women monopolised the embroidery prizes at most Queensland agricultural shows, as well as taking out major prizes in Adelaide, Hobart, Sydney, and Melbourne. Approximately 130 pieces in the collection are attributed to Elsie Wright and fifty to Mary Dwyer. There are also thirty five samplers, and a small collection of machine embroidered samples and garments executed by fashion designer, Paula Gubar

Data time period: 1712 to 1970

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text: Toowoomba, Queeensland

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  • Local : QM00036