Greeting Card, To My Dear Sister; 1917; 2017.09

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Greeting Card, To My Dear Sister

About this object

Greeting card with a cream silk material insert mounted in a cream embossed cardboard frame on the front. The silk panel is hand embroidered and features a floral design in pink and purple colours with text 'To my dear sister'. A folded paper insert contains printed text 'Remembrance' on one side and on the other a verse 'My heart is with you and my thoughts everyday'. The insert is secured with a red, blue and white ribbon tied in a bow on the front left hand side.

Date Made

1917

Medium and Materials

Cardboard, paper, silk, ink

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on insert 'To Sister Margaret/Wishing you A Merry Xmas &/A Bright & Happy New Year/from Brother Jim/1917'

Measurements

138 mm L, 90mm W

Subject and Association Keywords

Wars

Object Type

Greeting cards

Object number

2017.09

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1917
brother
Christmas
Embroidery
floral
Happy New Year
pink
purple
remembrance
silk
sister
World War 1
World War I
WWI

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