Object Detail


Brief Description
This hand embroidered cotton flag was completed in 1940 to coincide with the New Zealand Centenary. It is also associated with the Brightwater Queens Carnival. Funds were raised by the sale of spaces for names to be embroidered on the flag. The Nelson Provincial Museum has a list of approximately 1000 of the names that appeared on the flag.
Accession Number
NPM995.2.1
Maker and Role
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 1040mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 1900mm
0 - Whole = Depth (mm) = 40mm
0 - Whole = Height (mm) = 1040mm
Media and Materials Description
Textile, embroidered cotton.
Date
1940
Place
Credit Line
Brightwater Centennial Celebrations and Queen Carnival Flag, 1939 - 1940. Hand embroidered cotton flag. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: NPM995.2.1

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