Embroidered souvenir WW1; Unknown; 1915; 2019.25.1.1
Embroidered souvenir WW1About this object
WW1 souvenir of Egypt, framed embroidery, WW1 3rd Auckland Mounted Rifles. green silk with pink fringe around the edge. in centre is a stitched bird (hawk) in red and grey colours with the names "Te Kaahu Mataare" ( Be like a hawk) stitched across the bird's tail. underneath it has the words "Egypt 1915" in red stitching. It has big stitched scroll on each side with 2 doves carrying flags of Germany, Britain, France, and NZ/Australia. across the top is "3rd Auckland Mounted Rifles" in red stitching. it has a wooden frame and glass front.Maker
71cm high, 136cm wide and 2cm deep.Subject and Association Description
memorabilia WW1Credit Line
Blake Herbert on behalf of the Auckland Army CentreObject Type
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