Forget me not

Accession Number RC05928
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/19
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c.1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features large blue, white and red flowers in front of the Union Jack, Russian, Portuguese, American, Belgian and French flags. Blue forget me nots are also featured. A small card insert features the message "For you alone", illustrated with a basket of flowers and string of Allied flags.