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The Brightwater Flag; Cassells, Valerie; 1940; NPM995.2.1

The Brightwater Flag, Cassells, Valerie, 1940, NPM995.2.1
Name/Title
The Brightwater Flag
About this object
This hand embroidered cotton flag was completed in 1940 to coincide with the New Zealand Centenary. It is also associated with the Brightwater Queens' Carnival. Funds were raised from the sale of spaces for names to be embroidered on the flag. The museum has a list of all the names - nearly 1000 names appear.
Date Made
1940
Place Made
New Zealand
Medium and Materials
Textile, embroidered cotton
Object Type
Flag
Object number
NPM995.2.1

Tags

1940
Brightwater
carnival
centennial
embroidery
flag
fundraising
money
names
needlework
patriotic
Queen's
raising
signatures
stitch work
Tasman


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