ID number REL/15583.001
Title Home made austerity toy rabbit : CWA Queensland
Collection Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made 1941-1943

Description

Blue velveteen stuffed rabbit toy made for a baby girl, with pink bead eyes, red embroidered mouth, and a pocket (82 x 50mm) on its proper left side containing a pair of knitted pink bootees (95 x 45 x 50mm). The booties are sewn together and have pink ribbon ties. The rabbit has a narrow piece of Christmas ribbon in green and red with a "Christmas Greetings" repeating pattern in red tied in a bow around its neck. A paper label sewn to the pocket reads "Rabbit No Toys Queensland".

Summary

Part of an exhibition mounted in Brisbane by the Country Women's Association of Queensland which demonstrated items which could be made from materials readily available without coupons.