Accession Number RC06000
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/65
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 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features a basket of red, white and blue flowers surrounded by the Red Ensign, Russian, French and Italian flags. Underneath is a red banner within which is embroidered the message "Remember" and on either side is a flagpole bearing the Union Jack. A small card insert features the message "To my dear sister", illustrated with a picture of a lane leading to a house.