13th May 2020

New finds:

Another Australian Designer:

Deetje Andriesse, Sydney:

Amongst other things, she designed buttons and buckles.

The Sun, 6th November 1932.

Caroline (Deetje) Andriesse was born in Java in 1899 and lived in Sydney from around 1922. She studied drawing and craftwork in Paris. She worked mainly in leather, straw and metal, making  dress accessories and jewellery. In 1941 she became a  designer with a dress making firm. She was reportly living in London in 1963, but I have not been able find out what became of her.

The Home magazine, February 1935.

The Home magazine, October 1937.






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