Suffragette fabric beaded decoration
Beautiful handmade fabric decoration of a Suffragette, This plush decoration is made in with intricate beading and embroidery work and the female figure is wearing the suffragette colours of green, white and violet symbolising hope, purity and dignity with a small sash with the words ‘Give Women Votes’
A suffragette was a member of militant women's organisations in the early 20th century who, under the banner "Votes for Women", fought for the right to vote in public elections, known as women's suffrage
This fair trade decoration is produced by Saint Nicolas. For over 25 years Saint Nicolas have worked with a Christian charity in Thailand to help disadvantaged women find work in their community, today some 200 skilled women work at home sewing St Nicolas decorations, and many of them have been doing so for more than 10 years.