She arrived at my Post Office with all the other mail, and was addressed to me. What do you think this could be?
This is Jasmine, one of the two travelling suitcases from the ATASDA 2010 Exhibition called the Maharajah’s Garden. She is looking a bit battered by a life on the road, some of her make-up is missing, her lovely orange strap has been broken in transit, but the contents look just fine. The Castlemaine Embroiderer’s Guild is showing these wonderful textiles on Wednesday, for our members and some guests at our Biggest Morning Tea in aid of the Anti-Cancer Council. Locals, if interested would be welcome at the Mount Alexander Golf Course from 10-11.30 am.
I have not unpacked it, but did have a sneak peek…..each of the 48 textile works is carefully nestled it its own calico bag for safety, but they look lusciously rich and colourful – I shall take heaps of photos when we have it displayed, but here are a couple of tempters….