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cloth, souvenir

human history
  • Other Name

    embroidered satin cloth, WW1 (descriptive name)

    12/3565 Pte. Donald Melville Wood Brown, 3rd Company, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 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 purple satin cloth with black fringing and embroidered dedication. A laurel wreath frames the central message, 'To / Hope / Zeitoun / Egypt.'

    Hope was Donald's young sister who was a toddler when Donald went to war.

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
    2017.98.5
  • Accession Date
    13 Nov 2017
  • Department
cloth, souvenir / 2017.98.6 / © Auckland Museum CC BY

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