A Merry Christmas

Accession Number RC06080
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/9/3
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 8.9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c.1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features a single pink horseshoe with blue horseshoes on either side. Surrounding the horse shoes are red flowers and sprigs of mistletoe. A small card insert features the message "Christmas", illustrated with a shield surrounded by allied flags.