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  • Other titles
    silk cushion cover: Souvenir de France, WW1
  • Description
    Souvenir silk cushion cover, 'Souvenir de France', WW1
    Sent home by 49826 Samuel Loye, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1NZEF.
    silk cloth with wide lace border; embroidered pattern on cloth with embroidered floral motifs in ribbon-work silk floss embroidery; with words :Souvenir de France"
  • Other Number
    1987.557, W2986
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    14 September 1987
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1987.557, W2986
  • Notes
    Souvenir silk cushion cover, WW1
    Sent home by Samuel Loye, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1NZEF.
    Samuel John Loye, a self-employed farmer of Mangaweka, left New Zealand with the 27th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company, on 12th June 1917. He served on the Western Front during 1917-1917 and returned to New Zealand aboard the aboard Tahiti, leaving the UK on 27.5.1919. His final discharge is dated 1st August 1919.
  • Event
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
  • Consists of
    [silk] cloth; wide lace border; ribbon and silk floss embroidery
  • Dimensions
    (740mm x 740mm)
  • Classification
  • Record created
    13 May 2015

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