Fancy work / designed and printed by the Womens Domestic Needlework Group.

By: Women's Domestic Needlework GroupContributor(s): McMahon, Marie, 1953- | Phoenix, Frances, 1950-2017Sydney, N.S.W. : Women's Domestic Needlework Group, [1979]Description: 1 poster : colour ; 79 x 51 cmContent type: still image, text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: sheetSubject(s): Needlework -- History -- Australia -- Posters | Women textile workers -- Australia -- Posters | Posters, AustralianOnline resources: Thumbnail | https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/175.1981.10/ Summary: Poster shows an image of a woman with various kinds of needelwork. The image is in red on a yellow background. A quote from Rachel Maines is at the head of the poster: "Working class needlework is seldom dealt with in textile historical writing..."
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 1096 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available for reference in the library (Available for research in the library) 96096
Poster Duplicate Poster Duplicate Jessie Street National Women's Library
P DUP 1096 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 2 Available for reference in the library (Available for research in the library) 90027

'Poster ten in series 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.

Poster shows an image of a woman with various kinds of needelwork. The image is in red on a yellow background. A quote from Rachel Maines is at the head of the poster: "Working class needlework is seldom dealt with in textile historical writing..."

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