Accession Number RC06514
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/13/34
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.9 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Made with an envelope design, this postcard features the French flag covered by the French Legion of Honor medal, Croix de guerre (Cross of war) medal and the Médaille militaire (Military Medal). A french horn also features in the design. A small card insert features the message "A boy's best friend is his Mother", illustrated with cherry blossoms.