The Adorable Mrs Dennis

The Adorable Mrs Dennis

Tells the story of a talented post WW2 fashion designer and her Greek business partner who created a clothing manufacturing empire, retail and wholesale, from the main street of Toowoomba Queensland.

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Courtaulds      Bodices      Letters

The Exhibition:
Morley Grainger has used fabric, buttons, buckles, drawings, wages books, photographs and letters snatched from Ida Dennis’ workroom to retell their story - one of vision, commitment and relentless hard work in nine commemorative art works.

Dimensions:
Nine works of various sizes

Materials:
Rayon crepe, recycled cardboard block patterns, labels, photographs, job application letters

Size: 30-35 running metres


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Blue Bodice      Labels      Patterns

Comes with:
DVD - a creative exploration of the artist’s environment providing insights into the making of previous touring exhibitions. 22 minutes duration

Banner (x 2) - measuring 240cm x 100cm

Catalogue - 28 page full colour

Education Pack for primary & secondary students

Laminated explanatory notes & labels

Condition Report Manual

Media Release & Photo

Detailed hanging instructions

2 day Workshop for artists and fabric enthusiasts (extra)

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In Praise of Australian Women Men At Work Setbacks - Shattered Dreams Aprons Washing Well Preserved Line Rise Dennis
IN PRAISE OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN MEN AT WORK SETBACKS - SHATTERED DREAMS APRONS WASHING WELL PRESERVED LINE OF BLOOD RISE - COOKING
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THE ADORABLE
MRS DENNIS