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Lot 258: Four framed British Naval woolwork pictures, Early 20th century
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Four framed British Naval woolwork pictures
Early 20th century
The first depicting The Kings Royal Rifle Corps medal above red ribbon detailing soldier intials and years of service: "1911 CK 1919," woven on silk; the second with British crown above portrait of a child, surounded by wool-woven combat tour flags and stylized roses; the third showing central photograph of a woman in beaded headdress, surounded by floral border and British naval and national flags, the top and bottom with woven text reading: "ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN THIS DAY WILL DO HIS DUTY" and "IN REMEMBRANCE OF MY CRUISE IN CHINA AND JAPAN"; The fourth missing central photograph or patch, surmounted by religious crown and flanked by British ensigns and national flags. (4).
H: 15 3/4, W: 18 1/2 in. (largest)
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