'For twenty years I saw women working beautiful crochet laces...' / designed and printed by the Womens (sic) Domestic Needlework Group.

By: Women's Domestic Needlework GroupContributor(s): McMahon, Marie, 1953- | Phoenix, Frances, 1950-2017 | Earthworks Poster CollectiveSydney, N.S.W. : Women's Domestic Needlework Group, 1979Description: 1 poster : colour ; 79 x 51 cmContent type: stillimage, text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: sheetSubject(s): Women's Domestic Needlework Group | Needlework -- Australia -- Posters | Lace and lace making -- Australia -- Posters | Doilies -- Australia -- Exhibitions -- Posters | Women -- Australia -- Employment -- Posters | Posters, AustralianOnline resources: Thumbnail Summary: Three images of types of needlework: embroidered mat with emu; embroidery of Sydney Harbour Bridge;crochet doily a koala and the word 'cooee'. On a pink background with blue lace edging. Text in black.
List(s) this item appears in: "Women's work"
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Poster Poster Jessie Street National Women's Library
P 1091 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available for reference in the library (Available for research in the library) 96091
Poster Duplicate Poster Duplicate Jessie Street National Women's Library
P DUP 1091 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 2 Available for reference in the library (Available for research in the library) 90022

Title taken from the first words of a quote from The Weekly Times book of Australian crochet edited By 'A mother' (not held by the Library)

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.
The Library holds a copy of the catalogue for the exhibition.
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.

"Poster Five in a series of ten posters designed and printed by the Women's Domestic Needlework Group, Sydney 1979. Assisted by the Crafts Board, Australia Council."

Three images of types of needlework: embroidered mat with emu; embroidery of Sydney Harbour Bridge;crochet doily a koala and the word 'cooee'. On a pink background with blue lace edging. Text in black.

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