|Collection number||Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/24|
|Collection type||Published Collection|
|Measurement||Overall: 14.1 x 9cm|
First World War, 1914-1918
Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features a semicircle composed of the Union Jack, Russian, Italian, Belgian, French and Serbian flags. An intricate design of white stars is interwoven with a string of blue forget me nots and a single purple and yellow pansy. A small card insert features the message "To my dear wife", illustrated with cherries.