Commemorative cushion cover; Unknown; 1915; 2002_509

Name/Title

Commemorative cushion cover

About this object

Commemorative cushion cover from WW1. Square, green silk with green braid at hem. Reads around the edges, ' Souvenir of Egypt Cairo 1915'. In centre is a laurel wreath with a boars head inside, banner above reads, 'XI KIA TUPATO NAMR'; translated, 11th Be Prepared (Maori Warning) North Auckland Mounted Rifles, the Boar is their symbol. Below this is '7th Reinforcement'.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

1915

Place Made

Egypt

Medium and Materials

silk

Measurements

50cm length x 53cm width

Subject and Association Description

memorabilia WW1

Credit Line

Mrs Cis Ford

Object Type

cushion cover

Object number

2002_509

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
embroidery
green
KIA TUPATO
NAMR
silk
XI

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