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cloth, souvenir

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  • Other titles
    Souvenir cloth: Souvenir of Egypt 1941, NZ Onward, WW2 (descriptive name)
  • Description
    Souvenir embroidered cloth: Souvenir of Egypt 1941, NZ Onward, WW2
    square black velvet cloth with gold fringing; silk floss coloured embroidery, tambour-work chain stitch
    embroidered motifs: NZ Onward badge in each corner; crossed flags (Union Jack and [Egyptian] flag) on each side; at centre, three pyramids flanked by palm trees, with water lines below; embroidered text above and below: Souvenir of Egypt / 1941
    original colours of silk floss thread: green, yellow, red, blue, white, orange; colours faded on front of cloth
    construction: fringing machine-stitched to edge; embroidery machine stitched [tambour work]
  • Other Number
    W3510, 1994.158
  • Accession number
    1994.158
  • Collection area
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    1
  • Record richness
cloth, souvenir W3510
cloth, souvenir W3510

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