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
Maker and Role
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.
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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