Stevengraph, “Les Rameaux” and “Noel des Vieux”

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ID/Title: Stevengraph, “Les Rameaux” and “Noel des Vieux”

Date: circa 1918

Creator: Produced by Neyret Freres of St. Etienne, France.

Description: Framed, woven, silk tapestry “Les Rameaux”.  Brought back from WWI by an ex-student of St. Arnaud, Lt. Colonel Bernard Duggan as a gift to Srs M. Alacoque Connell and M. Berchmans Kerwick in Ballarat East. The tapestry is based on a picture made by the Britany painter Elisabeth Sonrel (1874-1953), “Les Rameaux” (Palm Sunday) and “Noel des Vieux”.

Source: Ballarat East Congregation Archives, Sisters of Mercy

Additional Information: © Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea Archives