Linen cover with United Kingdom coat of arms

Linen cover with United Kingdom coat of arms

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Description
Linen cover for unknown object. Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom motif in center (red, gold, and blue shield at center; gold lion at left standing on blue banner; silver unicorn at right standing on blue banner; gold crown at top). Red and blue border around motif. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cover
date made
ca 1914-1918
place made
France
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
2011.0086.15
catalog number
2011.0086.15
accession number
2011.0086
Credit Line
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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