Panel 79: Birds and berries

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Panel 79: Birds and berries.


Technique: chain stitch and stem stitch with stranded cotton. Felt leaves, berries, flax and branches. Worked by Jean Kelynack (nee Fraser). Born in 1917 at Timaru and educated at Taiko just out of Timaru, Jean has a son and two daughters. Current interests include needlework, gardening and travel. An Embroiderers' Guild member from 1981, she particularly enjoys handsewing, crochet, knitting and smocking. For further information please refer to Masterton Library Wall Hanging: a social history in threads, compiled by Maureen Bull and Bernard Burgess.