ProvenanceThis tea cosy was used by the Spoehr family.
August (1814-1891) and Charlotte Spoehr (1817-1901) arrived on 17 March 1847 in South Australia on board the Heloise. They both came from the Harz region in northern Germany. Soon after their arrival, August found work at the mine at Glen Osmond. They established a mixed farm, Pinedale, at Balhannah in the Adelaide Hills.SignificanceThis tea cosy is representative of household belongings from German migrants in the 19th century.DescriptionBlue polished soft cotton. Beige lace cover in a butterfly design.Creator (person)Creator (organisation)AcknowledgementDate of CreationDate of UsageMaterialcloth
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Unit (Lengths): mm Accession NumberHT 2015.0670 a-b