Embroidery believed to have been made by Melbourne girl Mary Ann Lord, circa 1880, and exhibited by her (probably as part of a school display) at the Melbourne International Exhibition (MIE), 1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881.

Physical Description

Large section of black fabric with an embroidered border of leaves and flowers, done in shades of green, red, blue, and cream. In the centre of the fabric is a embroidered picture of two parrots, one blue and brown the other red and brown.

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