Patch presented in 2004 by the Horsham Women on Farms Gathering committee for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner. The theme for the Horsham Gathering was 'Happy, Healthy, Harvesting and Having a Go'. The patch is now attached to the perpetual banner which is used at the Gathering each year.

Part of Museums Victoria's Invisible Farmer Project Collection. The Invisible Farmer Project was the largest ever study of Australian women on the land, uncovering the histories and stories of Australian women in agriculture and addressing the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums. It began as a pilot project (2015-2016) and evolved into a three year (2017-2020) nation-wide partnership between rural communities, academic, government and cultural organisations, funded by the Australian Research Council.

Physical Description

Unbleached cotton square patch depicting a scene that contains an blanket stitched yellow sun, purple and black butterfly, red love heart, and a smiling woman in a red dress standing on green stalks of grass. The woman's hair is made of hand plaited thread. Black text is also applied on the patch, reading 'HORSHAM/2004'.

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