Framed embroidery, Souvenir of Egypt; Unknown maker; 1916; RI.FW2021.097

Name/Title

Framed embroidery, Souvenir of Egypt

About this object

A framed embroidery stitched with the words 'Souvenir of Egypt 1916' and an image of a crown. It would have been sent or brought home from a World War One soldier while stationed in Egypt.

Place Made

Africa, Egypt

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1916

Inscription and Marks

Stitched text: 'Souvenir of Egypt 1916'.

Measurements

h 490 mm x w 430 mm x d 15 mm

Period

1910s

Object Type

artworks

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, paper
organic, processed material, paper, cardboard
organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, glass

Object number

RI.FW2021.097

Rights

Public Domain Public Domain

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