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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Tapestry (2000 - )

From
2000
Occupations
Commemoration
Location
National Portrait Gallery, Old Parliament House, Canberra ACT

Summary

The National Portrait Gallery commissioned this woven portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, who is a trustee of the Tapestry Foundation of Victoria. The 1.5 by 1.2 metre tapestry depicts Dame Elisabeth sitting in the garden of her Langwarren home, Cruden Farm. Entitled "A weaver of magic", it was woven by Merrill Dumbrell at the Victorian Tapestry Workshop, South Melbourne and hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in the Old Parliament House, Canberra.

Sources used to compile this entry: Newsletter Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria Inc.

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