To my dear mother from your loving son

Accession Number SC00205
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/6/1
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: Western Front 1916: Homefront
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c.1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. This postcard has an envelope style featuring a central purple and yellow pansy surrounded by small pink and green flowers set into an intricate gold pattern of swirls. Small purple and yellow pansies appear in the corners of the top half of the design. A small card insert features the message "Not absent in thoughts", and is illustrated with a picture of a girl standing beside a basket of flowers holding a rose and a heart.