Embroidered picture [World War One]; [?]; c1918; 2010.283
Embroidered picture [World War One]About this object
Embroidered picture; a piece of embroidery worked on deep, purple silk[?]. The unfinished work appears to be in commemoration of the victory of the allies in World War One and depicts an appliqué life buoy surrounding a square aperture where a photograph would be placed.
Surrounding the buoy are six embroidered flags representing the allied nations of France, Russia, the United Stated of America, Italy, Belgium and Great Britain. Above the flags is an embroidered representation of the British Crown.
processed material, textile; processed material, paper.Measurements
l 580mm x w 600mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type