Heart for Christchurch: Knitted, with Note

Maker
Evie Harris
Sue Moulden
Production date
2011
Description
One red knitted woollen 'Heart for Christchurch' with a piece of yellow paper attached at top right reading 'Handcrafted especially for you by Sue Hornick, Moulden, NT, Australia'. Made for the people of Christchurch following the 22 February earthquake.
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Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 73 x 60 x 4mm (2 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/16")
Researcher comments/remarks
Sue Moulden from Australia’s Northern Territories sent this red knitted heart as a gift to the people of Christchurch as part of the Hearts for Christchurch project following the 22 February 2011 earthquake. Napier woman, Evie Harris, began the Hearts for Christchurch project to symbolically communicate the widespread love and support for the people of Christchurch. Using her blog, Evie sent a call out around the world and more than 4,000 hand stitched hearts were sent to Canterbury. The hearts were displayed at Canterbury Museum from September 2011 to February 2012 then distributed to the people of Canterbury. Seven hearts remain in the collection of Canterbury Museum for future generations of Cantabrians.
Other id
2267
Accession number
2012.18.8
Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: Handcrafted especially for you by Sue Hornick, Moulden, NT, Australia; Type of mark: annotation; Method: Hand-written

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