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Vintage textile collection (2nd of 4)

Vintage textile collection

Wellington journalist Rosemary McLeod is a well-known collector of vintage textiles, home-made textile crafts and sewing ephemera. Her 2005 book Thrift to fantasy: home textile crafts of the 1930s–1950s was lavishly illustrated with pieces from her collection. These beautiful items furnish McLeod's home.

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HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
Reference: Rosemary McLeod, Thrift to fantasy: home textile crafts of the 1930s-1950s. Auckland: HarperCollins, 2005, pp. 40-1

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Richard Wolfe, 'Collecting - Recent collecting and collecting motivations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37331/vintage-textile-collection (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Richard Wolfe, published 5 Sep 2013