Part of a collection of textile spinning objects, including a wooden hand-operated floor loom dating from circa 1900-1920 that was used in Geelong, Victoria, to support the rehabilitation of returned soldiers after World War I. The soldiers wove 'RSL tweed' which was sold for 3/6 a yard. The business grew into a commercial woollen mill in Geelong.

Physical Description

Length of handwoven, multi-coloured tweed fabric. Fabric is in three distinct sections with warp threads joining each section. Each of the three sections is the same woven pattern but with slight colour variations between each. Main colours are green, white, orange, purple and black.

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