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First World War silk postcard

Description: 1. Silk embroidered card. Single piece of card with embossed edge and net inset to form envelope, flap has silk butterfly embroidered on it and 6 flags on the wings including France, Belgium, Italy and Britain. Floral designs on rest of net. First World War souvenir.
2. Inside pouch is card with Castle, holly sprig and 'Loving Remembrance'. Owned by Corrin family of Balcony House, The Parade, Castletown - one of the daughters Ada, Poppy, Millie or May. 9 x 14 cm. Made in France and to be sent as postcard, on back in faint pencil 'Miss Corrin Wishing you a Merry Christmas'.

Materials: Silk

Object name: Card

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1987-0314


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