Belgian souvenir handkerchief

Accession Number REL/06584
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Silk chiffon
Maker Unknown
Place made Belgium
Date made 1914-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Pale pink chiffon handkerchief with a border of machine made lace. Hand embroidered in one corner in red, yellow, green, black and blue with three field flowers - a Flander's poppy, a daisy and a cornflower - and the words 'SOUVENIR YPRES 1914-1916'.

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