Fancywork : the archaeology of our lives

Sydney, N.S.W. : Women's Domestic Needlework Group, 1979Description: 1 poster : colour ; 79 x 51 cmContent type: still image, text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: sheetSubject(s): Women's Domestic Needlework Group | Fancy work -- Posters | Textile crafts -- Australia -- Posters | Clothing and dress -- Posters | Posters, AustralianOnline resources: Thumbnail | https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/175.1981.10/ Summary: Main image has drawings of women in various styles of dress in pink, red & white on a black background.Drawings also appera non the pink border. At the bottom of the main image is a quote from Rachel Maines : 'textiles can provide the kind of social, psychological, political and sexual information...'
List(s) this item appears in: Posters for Binnale MCA talk 2018 | "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 1094 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available for reference in the library (Available for research in the library) 96094

'Poster Eight of ten posters designed 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.

Main image has drawings of women in various styles of dress in pink, red & white on a black background.Drawings also appera non the pink border. At the bottom of the main image is a quote from Rachel Maines : 'textiles can provide the kind of social, psychological, political and sexual information...'

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