Alternative Name(s): Broderie Anglaise, Renaissance Embroidery, Punto Tagliato

Off-white cutwork tablecloth. Part of a collection of material relating to the McKenzie-Baldwin-Boxshall-Roberts families, settlers in 19th century Victoria in the vicinity of Hanging Rock. Christina Dorothy McKenzie, nee Baldwin (1863-1948), the most likely maker, was known to work by lamplight at 'delicate occupations' such as lace-making for two hours before going to bed at nine o'clock.

Physical Description

Cutwork tablecloth, off-white, with floral pattern along borders, widening at corners. It shows a range of techniques indicating a high level of skill or commercial manufacture.

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