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War & Decline

The First World War

Embroidered postcard

Period:
20th Century
Description:
Hand embroidered postcards like these were commonly sent home by soldiers serving in France and Belgium during the 1914 - 18 war. They commonly showed floral motifs and the flags of the allied nations.
Materials/Media:
card, gauze, coloured threads
Dimensions:
L90mm, W 140mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQTX038n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council