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Brown coloured sample woven by Audrey McBurney

Brown coloured sample woven by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Textile samplers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Audrey McBurney
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1970
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Khaki cloth floral needlework sampler made by eleven year old Bette Gordon in 1941

Khaki cloth floral needlework sampler made by eleven year ol...

Bette McLean collection
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1941
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Predominantly circular white crochet sample with a star-shaped central motif and two braids around the edge

Predominantly circular white crochet sample with a star-shap...

Nettie McColive collection
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Textile samplers
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Crochet Sample

Crochet Sample

Sister Anna Duble collection
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey, green and brown

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey, green and...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Mary Thomas's rhubarb quote

Mary Thomas's rhubarb quote

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Crochet Sample

Crochet Sample

Sister Anna Duble collection
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Multi-coloured sample woven by Audrey McBurney on her eight stage loom

Multi-coloured sample woven by Audrey McBurney on her eight ...

Audrey McBurney collection
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Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Audrey McBurney
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Needlework sampler on woollen evenweave fabric featuring boats and the text 'Botany Bay'

Needlework sampler on woollen evenweave fabric featuring boa...

Needlework Sampler collection
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1790
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Sampler with drawn thread stitching along the borders, flowers at the base, and

Sampler with drawn thread stitching along the borders, flowe...

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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1917
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Small cotton sampler with red embroidery, including the text

Small cotton sampler with red embroidery, including the text...

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Florence I. Denney
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1904
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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, mainly featuring cross stitched letters and numbers [Margaret Stool Montrose, 1855?]

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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1855
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Sample of weaving

Sample of weaving

Ernabella Arts collection no. 1
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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, featuring various cross stitched letters, numbers and traditional motifs, including a house and tree, peacocks and reindeer, 1827

Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, featuring var...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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1827
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Small sampler consisting of rectangle of cream open-weave fabric embroidered in black thread

Small sampler consisting of rectangle of cream open-weave fa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Mary Faithfull
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Incomplete round crochet sample with a design of diamond shapes radiating from a central star motif

Incomplete round crochet sample with a design of diamond sha...

Nettie McColive collection
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Purple coloured weaving sample

Purple coloured weaving sample

Audrey McBurney collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Audrey McBurney
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Square textile piece

Square textile piece

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Crochet Sample

Crochet Sample

Sister Anna Duble collection
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Six samplers from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Six samplers from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Samples of seam construction and hemming by Marjorie Hedley

Samples of seam construction and hemming by Marjorie Hedley

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Sample from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Sample from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Embroidery sampler attached to cream card [Petroglyph]

Embroidery sampler attached to cream card [Petroglyph]

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey and brown, depicting part of shack

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey and brown,...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey, depicts house with two windows and door

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey, depicts h...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Embroidery sampler by Sue Daw for the ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroidery sampler by Sue Daw for the ACT section of Parliam...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Two unused textile samplers

Two unused textile samplers

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile samplers
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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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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile samplers
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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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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of brown and grey, depicting a man's legs

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of brown and grey,...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Collection of 49 white textile samples

Collection of 49 white textile samples

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile samplers
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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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Sampler from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Sampler from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Cream terylene sample from NSW and Northern Territory sections of Parliament House Embroidery

Cream terylene sample from NSW and Northern Territory sectio...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Sample from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Sample from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Samplers and equipment from the quilted bag

Samplers and equipment from the quilted bag

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Blue and white cotton sample materials from NSW and Northern Territory sections of Parliament House Embroidery

Blue and white cotton sample materials from NSW and Northern...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey, depicts lower part of two tree trunks [Strzelecki Range]

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey, depicts l...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Embroidery samplers

Embroidery samplers

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Embroidery and joining sample from ACTsection of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroidery and joining sample from ACTsection of Parliament ...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades green, with some blue and pink [First Landscape]

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades green, with some b...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile samplers
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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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Embroidery samplers

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in multiple shades of brown, grey and green, depicting flowers and plants

Linen rectangle with embroidery in multiple shades of brown,...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Samples of dyed and undyed terylene from NSW and Northern Territory sections of Parliament House Embroidery

Samples of dyed and undyed terylene from NSW and Northern Te...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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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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Embroidery samplers from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroidery samplers from ACT section of Parliament House Emb...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of blue, orange, cream and black [Petroglyph]

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of blue, orange, c...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Embroidery samplers

Embroidery samplers

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of brown and grey, depicts flowers and plants on left side

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of brown and grey,...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Tasmanian Embroiderers' Guild
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Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey and brown, depicting William Allen

Linen rectangle with embroidery in shades of grey and brown,...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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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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Sample from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Sample from ACT section of Parliament House Embroidery

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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