Knitted Cardigan; Smith, Sue, New Zealand; 2006; 154

Name/Title

Knitted Cardigan

About this object

Knitted for Bronwen Dean

Maker

Smith, Sue, New Zealand

Maker Role

knitter

Date Made

2006

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

knitted cardigan

Subject and Association Description

Sue Smith, an early lesbian activist is reknowned for her knitting. When she heard that Bronwen Dean was unwell she replaced the old cardigan she had knitted for bronwen years before with a new one to keep her warm. Although poor she refused payment and is a fine example of 70 -80s lesbian community. Lesbian doing things for other lesbians.

Collection

Bronwen Dean Estate

Credit Line

Gift of the Trustee, Pru Hyman

Object Type

cardigan

Object number

154

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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