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cloth, souvenir

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  • Other Name

    Embroidered souvenir cloth from Egypt, WW1 (descriptive name)

    12/3565 Private Donald Melville Wood Brown, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company, NZEF (associated name)

  • Description

    Embroidered souvenir cloth from Egypt, WW1, associated with 12/3565 Private Donald Melville Wood Brown, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company, NZEF.

    Rectangular red satin cloth with [red] fringing and embroidered 'badge'. A laurel wreath frames a central circular badge bearing a large 'A / 9,' bordered by 'NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE,' and surmounted by the King's crown. A banner scroll at the foot of the wreath carries the message, 'To Mother From Donald.'

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
    2017.98.4
  • Accession Date
    13 Nov 2017
  • Department
cloth, souvenir / 2017.98.4 / © Auckland Museum CC BY

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