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Embroidery - Souvenir of Egypt, World War I, 1917 Reg. No: ST 037573
- Black velvet embroidered panel with World War I allied flags and words 'Egypt', Gallipoli' and 'Gaza'. Embroidered with the date '1917'.
Possibly worked on by an Egyptian as a souvenir.
- Black velvet embroidered panel. Includes Includes flags, wreath, bugle and star, and frame for photographs.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
|Dimensions:||43.00 cm (Width), 63.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, wars conflicts, handcrafts, world war i 1914-1918, military history|
|Themes this item is part of:||Muslim Collections at Museum Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Souvenirs & Mementoes|
|Tertiary Classification:||art & craft|
|Inscriptions:||Embroidered with the words:-'Gallipoli / Gaza / Souvenir of Egypt /1917 / My Dear Mother?.|
|Place & Date Made:||Egypt, 1917|