Always Merry

Accession Number RC05930
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/21
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 a large butterfly with wings composed of the Union Jack. Two smaller butterflies also have wings incorporating the Union Jack. A small card insert features the message "My best kisses", illustrated with a woman reaching for a basket of flowers.