Commemorative handkerchief; Unknown; c.1914-1918; 2009_120_1

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The Kauri Museum ­ Matakohe

Name/Title

Commemorative handkerchief

About this object

Colour print on cream cotton base. Music sheet with scenes. Sheet music, 'Till the Boys Come Home (Keep the Home Fires Burning)' in central panel. Below is a fireside image with soldiers in action left and right of this, on left a Highland Regiment and right an Artillery Regiment. Border of pennants and flags, at top right and left corners are allied flags (Serbia, France, Italy, UK, Russia, Belgium and Japan) with the words 'For Liberty' below. Top centre is a laurel wreath with crown and Union Jack inside.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1914-1918

Medium and Materials

tussah silk

Measurements

47cm square

Subject and Association Description

WW1 handkerchief

Credit Line

Unknown

Object Type

handkerchief

Object number

2009_120_1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

 

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