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Embroidery - Souvenir of Egypt, World War I, 1917 Object Reg. No: ST 037573

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 43.00 cm (Width), 63.50 cm (Length)

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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

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