Suitcase; Disabled Soldiers Products; 20th century; CT77.248a

Name/Title

Suitcase

About this object

Suitcase; a small brown suitcase, previously containing documents relating to the history of the Ratanui WDFF (Women's Division Federated Farmers), 1931-1976.

The suitcase is of heavy brown cardboard with leather patches in the corners and metal reinforcing on the edges. Made in Dunedin by Disabled Soldiers Products.

Maker

Disabled Soldiers Products

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

20th century

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper, cardboard
processed material, leather
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on top of lid: "Ratanui WDFF / Complete History of 45 years / 1931-1976"

Handwritten inside lid: "Ratanui W.D.F.F."

On label inside lid: "Dis...[torn]...ODUCTS / DUNEDIN"

Handwritten in white on one side: "Ratanui W.D.F.F. / 1931-1976"

Technique

covered

Technique

riveted

Measurements

h 130mm x l 344mm x w 232mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture (general)

Subject and Association Keywords

the family. marriage. women, women. feminism

Subject and Association Keywords

the family, marriage, women, women's clubs

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

personal effect

Object number

CT77.248a

Rights

All rights reserved

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