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Postcard

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1915 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered muslin and card

  • Credit Line:

    Donated by Mrs Maud Thompson in memory of her mother Elizabeth Russen.

  • Museum number:

    T.177:1-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered muslin postcard depicting the flags of the United Kingdom and France and images of General Joffre and Marshall French joined by an anchor.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1915 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered muslin and card

Marks and inscriptions

1914 / 1915

Campagne 1914-15 - Le Généralissime JOFFRE

Campagne 1914-15 - Le Marechal FRENCH

Dimensions

Length: 9 cm, Width: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Embroidered muslin postcard, France, 1915. WW1 Christmas card

Materials

Cotton (textile); Card

Techniques

Embroidered; Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Flags; Flags; Anchors; Laurel wreaths

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Christmas; War

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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