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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, mad...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Round cream linen doily embroidered with a flower basket in colour

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Round cream linen doily embroidered with an iris motif and a second smaller floral motif

Round cream linen doily embroidered with an iris motif and a...

Nettie McColive collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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1900
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Octagonal pale-cream linen doily embroidered with a motif of cyclamens

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Nettie McColive collection
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Hand crocheted doily with scalloped edges

Hand crocheted doily with scalloped edges

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine from a scrap of linen

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hand crocheted white doily with linen insert and pointed edges

Hand crocheted white doily with linen insert and pointed edg...

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Hand crocheted white doily

Hand crocheted white doily

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Three linen doilies, all embroidered with a flower design, and individually with 'Cheese', 'Cake', or 'Biscuits'

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Kaye Loder collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidered linen centrepiece and two doilies

Embroidered linen centrepiece and two doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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A set of three matching doilies made by Audrey McBurney

A set of three matching doilies made by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pair of rectangular doilies with spoke hems and white work

Pair of rectangular doilies with spoke hems and white work

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Octagonal cream doily embroidered with a delicate star shaped floral pattern

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Oval cream linen doily embroidered with small flowers in four shades of purple

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Pair of cream oval linen doilies

Pair of cream oval linen doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies in box

Doilies in box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pair of square doilies with spoke edge and white work

Pair of square doilies with spoke edge and white work

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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