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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pi...

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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Ungarie P.A.H. & I. Association Annual Exhibition, 1960 for first prize for a calico apron

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Ungarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Certificate awarded to  V.M. Wilson at the Mt Remarkable Agricultural Society, Melrose 38th Annual Show, 1960 for first prize for a cross stitch delphinium tray cloth

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Melrose, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Certificate awarded at the Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society 82nd Annual Show, 1960  for second prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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James Yeates & Sons Print
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1960
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in an autumn design of leaves and flowers

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1946
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Bruce Rock and District Agricultural Society Annual Show, 1963 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Bruce Rock, Western Australia, Australia
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Bruce Rock - Corrigin Post
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1960
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for first prize at the Gresford Agricultural Society for a knitted tea cosy

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Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Tipper & Cliff, Printers
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1960
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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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Certificate awarded at the Kyneton Agricultural Society Grand Centanary Show, 1960 for first prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Kyneton, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Certificate awarded at the Yarram Agricultural Society 78th Annual Show, 1960 for first prize for a jug cover

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Yarram, Victoria, Australia
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Yarram Agricultural Society
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1960
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Certificate awarded at the The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc., 1960 for first prize for an organdie throwover

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Rectangular yellow organdie throwover for a tea trolley

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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1956
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Knitted tea-cosy with design of two poppies

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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Tapestry evening bag

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Green taffeta cushion cover featuring Italian quilting

Green taffeta cushion cover featuring Italian quilting

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Cushion covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1951
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Calico apron featuring an embroidered pattern of autumn leav...

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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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