Embroidered Rosella ; Smith, Ada; 1896 to 1897; 500204


Illawarra Historical Society and Museum


Embroidered Rosella

About this object

Embroidered gros point needlework image of a Rosella on a tree surrounded by leaves in a gold painted gesso moulded frame with glazing.

At the top of the embroidery "Ada Smith Age 12 Years 1896 to 1897"


Smith, Ada

Maker Role


Date Made

1896 to 1897


Nineteenth Century

Place Made

Woonona, New South Wales

Medium and Materials

wool, wood and glass

Inscription and Marks

"Ada Smith Age 12 Years 1896 to 1897"


H 83cm X W 64cm

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