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cloth, souvenir

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  • Other titles
    • Souvenir cloth: Souvenir of Egypt, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • Rifleman Len Truscott, 3rd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, NZEF (associated name)
  • Description
    Souvenir cloth: Souvenir of Egypt, WW1
    Souvenir cloth sent back to New Zealand by Rifleman Len Truscott, 3rd Battalion, 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade, NZEF
    silk satin cloth with lace edging, printed polychrome illustrations: sphinx, pyramids and camel at centre, with border comprising oval portraits of leaders and draped flags of allied nations (Belgium, Egypt, France, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Serbia), roses between flags, with printed title on scroll below: Souvenir of Egypt, embroidered message at lower edge: "With best love from Len"
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1999.223.1
  • Accession number
    1999.223.1
  • Accession date
    20 December 1999
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
cloth, souvenir 1999.223.1
cloth, souvenir 1999.223.1

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