Tablecloth; c1900; 2004.0398-1

Name/Title

Tablecloth

About this object

Tablecloth

Date Made

c1900

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Cotton

Measurements

2120 x 3200 (WL)

Subject and Association Description

Tablecloth created at the Greymouth Sailors Rest on the waterfront. The Sailor's Rest was a place for ships crews to visit (instead of visiting hotels) a non-drinking establishment that had music and entertainment. White large cotton throw with signatures from hundreds of visitors, local Greymouth and travelling people. The cloth was worked by Mrs. Sarah Anne Cathcart, a Greymouth midwife.

Collection

Shantytown Collection

Object Type

Cloth

Object number

2004.0398-1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Cynthia 01 Oct 2014 07:44 AM,UTC

Sailors Rest opened in 1907 so this probably dated after this? Is there a list of the names included? Can this item be viewed at shantytown.
cheers

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