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Glass jar containing sewing equipment including pins, press studs and hook and eye clasps

Glass jar containing sewing equipment including pins, press ...

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Sewing equipment
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Miscellaneous objects

Miscellaneous objects

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Small leather case and its contents of sewing items

Small leather case and its contents of sewing items

Thompson Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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Tin with lid, containing various sewing related objects including patterns, crochet hooks, crocheted samples and spools of cotton

Tin with lid, containing various sewing related objects incl...

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Sewing equipment
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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Bone object, flattened at both ends, one of which comes to a point

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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Sewing materials, including sampler, pin cushion, thread holder, bobbins, lace sample, doily, eye and hooks

Sewing materials, including sampler, pin cushion, thread hol...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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Hooks and eyes

Hooks and eyes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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'Burroughs Ribbon' tin containing sewing equipment including bobins, needles and padding

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Gwenda Lenon collection
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Sewing equipment
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Carved wooden cylindrical objects

Carved wooden cylindrical objects

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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Sewing needle

Sewing needle

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Sewing equipment
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Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box with a clear plastic lid and a cream coloured plastic base

Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Sewing equipment
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Card of Filosheen hose mending cotton thread

Card of Filosheen hose mending cotton thread

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Great Britain
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Two lengths of rubber

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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Five-in-One hose mending thread

Five-in-One hose mending thread

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Great Britain
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Pattern tracer

Pattern tracer

Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing equipment
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Bronze coloured metal tin with an art nouveau style design on the top, containing sewing equipment

Bronze coloured metal tin with an art nouveau style design o...

Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing equipment
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Make-do cotton reel tidy

Make-do cotton reel tidy

E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Sewing equipment
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Accessory

Accessory

Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing equipment
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Sewing needle

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Sewing equipment
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Rex Greeno
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Packet of Berlei bias binding

Packet of Berlei bias binding

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Berlei Limited
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Five-in-One hose mending thread

Five-in-One hose mending thread

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Great Britain
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Needle Threader

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Sewing equipment
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Rex Greeno
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Sewing machine and related accessories

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Sewing equipment
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1948
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