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Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Crochet doily with pansy design

Crochet doily with pansy design

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Doilies
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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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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Doily

Doily

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

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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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 Ester McPhee
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1916
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White plastic d'oyley

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1960
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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Octagonal cream doily embroidered with a delicate star shaped floral pattern

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Nettie McColive collection
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Rectangular 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

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Round cream linen doily embroidered with an iris motif and a second smaller floral motif

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Nettie McColive collection
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Rectangular white doily consisting of a fabric centre that has been edged with small joined crocheted medallions

Rectangular white doily consisting of a fabric centre that h...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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White crochet doily with star design

White crochet doily with star design

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Lace doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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 Ester McPhee
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1916
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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

Hand crocheted white doily

Hey Family collection
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Doilies
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine ...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Set of six linen doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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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 Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Rectangular white doily (tray cloth) inserted with eight circles of crochet

Rectangular white doily (tray cloth) inserted with eight cir...

Nettie McColive collection
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Octagonal white linen doily embroidered with a motif of purple and pink lilies

Octagonal white linen doily embroidered with a motif of purp...

Nettie McColive collection
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Hand crocheted white doily with scalloped edges

Hand crocheted white doily with scalloped edges

Hey Family collection
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Doilies
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doilies
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk...

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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1941
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Round plastic d'oyley

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Japan
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doily shaped like a map of Australia

Doily shaped like a map of Australia

Barbara Ross collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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