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Large round cloth centrepiece with yellow crochet edge

Large round cloth centrepiece with yellow crochet edge

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Table linen
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Large round cloth centrepiece with scalloped edge

Large round cloth centrepiece with scalloped edge

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Oval cotton tray cloth with scalloped crochet edge and white work

Oval cotton tray cloth with scalloped crochet edge and white...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Cream oval table centre with lace edging

Cream oval table centre with lace edging

Lois Grosse collection
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Round cloth with crochet edge and three groups of embroidered flowers

Round cloth with crochet edge and three groups of embroidere...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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White damask table centre with drawn thread work

White damask table centre with drawn thread work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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1930
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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...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Oval cloth centrepiece with scalloped edge in pale purple crochet

Oval cloth centrepiece with scalloped edge in pale purple cr...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Large rectangular linen centrepiece with crochet edge and rounded corners

Large rectangular linen centrepiece with crochet edge and ro...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Large round cloth centrepiece with wavy edge embroidered with silk roses

Large round cloth centrepiece with wavy edge embroidered wit...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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1930
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Rectangular ecru linen tray cloth with drawn thread hem

Rectangular ecru linen tray cloth with drawn thread hem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadk...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Rectangular cloth with fine bouquets embroidered in multicolours

Rectangular cloth with fine bouquets embroidered in multicol...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green serviettes

Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green servi...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1940
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White oval table centre with four sets of three flowers embroidered along the edge

White oval table centre with four sets of three flowers embr...

Lois Grosse collection
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White linen Duchess set consisting of one oval table centre and two round doilies

White linen Duchess set consisting of one oval table centre ...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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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...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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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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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancywork design of daisies

Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancyw...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flow...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Large rectangular linen centrepiece with crochet edge and rounded ends

Large rectangular linen centrepiece with crochet edge and ro...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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White oval lace tray runner

White oval lace tray runner

Lois Grosse collection
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Embroidered centrepiece and two round doilies

Embroidered centrepiece and two round doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cream rectangular table centre with four cream serviettes

Lois Grosse collection
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Bone coloured tablecloth with brown edging and floral design...

Lois Grosse collection
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Table linen including a tablecloth and napkins

Thompson Family collection
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Rectangular yellow organdie throwover for a tea trolley

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Linen tray cloth decorated with a drawn thread border

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Table linen
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Girl Guide Movement
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1963
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Bone coloured tablecloth with floral work embroidered along ...

Lois Grosse collection
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Embroidered tray cloth featuring an Assisi design

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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Table runner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table linen
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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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White tablecloth with a green and yellow floral pattern with...

Lois Grosse collection
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Rectangular cream tablecloth with yellow flowers and four ma...

Lois Grosse collection
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