Accession Number RC05955
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/24
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14.1 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c.1916
Conflict 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.