Happy Christmas

Accession Number RC06572
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/20/36
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.9 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features both three-leaf and four-leaf clover with the leaves being composed of the Union Jack, Russian, Serbian, Romanian, American, Belgian, French, Portuguese, Japanese and Italian flags. Purple flowers also feature in the design. A small card insert features the message "Birthday Greetings", illustrated with shields composed of Allied flags.