Embroidered souvenir WW1; Unknown; 1915; 2019.25.1.1

Name/Title

Embroidered souvenir WW1

About this object

WW1 souvenir of Egypt, framed embroidery, WW1 3rd Auckland Mounted Rifles. green silk with pink fringe around the edge. in centre is a stitched bird (hawk) in red and grey colours with the names "Te Kaahu Mataare" ( Be like a hawk) stitched across the bird's tail. underneath it has the words "Egypt 1915" in red stitching. It has big stitched scroll on each side with 2 doves carrying flags of Germany, Britain, France, and NZ/Australia. across the top is "3rd Auckland Mounted Rifles" in red stitching. it has a wooden frame and glass front.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

1915

Place Made

Egypt

Medium and Materials

silk/cotton

Measurements

71cm high, 136cm wide and 2cm deep.

Subject and Association Description

memorabilia WW1

Credit Line

Blake Herbert on behalf of the Auckland Army Centre

Object Type

embroidered souvenir

Object number

2019.25.1.1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
b & w photo
embroidery
Navy
silk
WW1

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