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Crochet Suit; Dickie, Hazel Lila (Mrs); 1970; MT2012.14.5

Crochet Suit; Dickie, Hazel Lila (Mrs); 1970; MT2012.14.5
Crochet Suit; Dickie, Hazel Lila (Mrs); 1970; MT2012.14.5Crochet Suit; Dickie, Hazel Lila (Mrs); 1970; MT2012.14.5
Name/Title
Crochet Suit
About this object
Mrs Hazel Dickie of Ferndale hand crocheted this three piece suit and entered it in the Country Women's Institute's 1970 National Hand Crafts Awards, winning the Wool Board's crochet section.

The blue wool long-sleeved jacket has a lapel collar and a horizontal-stripe pattern. The A line skirt is made of the same coloured wool, has an elastic waist and is lined with blue satin. The white three buttoned vest has a contrasting horizontal pattern.

Maker Role
Needle worker
Date Made
1970
Medium and Materials
processed material, textile, wool
Measurements
jacket: h 870mm x w 390mm (at shoulders)
skirt:
h 610mm x w 510 (at hem)
vest
h 600mm x w 490mm (at shoulders)
large

Subject and Association Keywords
clothing/fashion/costume/dress
technology, handicrafts, clothing manufacture, dressmaking, tailoring
people
Subject and Association Description
This object is representative of rural womens handcraft, and its significance is increased by the fact that it won Mrs Hazel Dickie a national award.
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
clothing
Object number
MT2012.14.5

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