The song of the skirt :

The song of the skirt : clothing production in 1903 - 1 poster : colour ; 79n x 51 cm

'Poster Two in a series of ten posters designe and printed by the Women's Domestic Needlework Group, Sydney 1979.' The poster was designed for the exhibition 'The D'oyley Show' at the Watters Gallery, Sydney in 1979. People involved in the production of the posters included Marie McMahon, Frances Phoenix, Earthworks Poster Collective and Tin Sheds Art Workshop.. https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/175.1981.10/
The Library holds a copy of the catalogue for the exhibition.



Image of early 20th century women in clothing factory, surrounded by drawings of items related to sewing. Background is pale yellow with blue accents and text in black and white. Under the image: 'Mrs ---- wore a magnificent dress, but the story dpesn't tell how our faces are ground...'


Women's Domestic Needlework Group


Dressmaking--Australia--Posters
Women textile workers--Australia--Posters
Posters, Australian

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