Banner - GFS ST MARKS SURBITON

Scope and Content

Banner and pole, grey dyed plain weave linen ground, plain weave blue linen lining, design : flower garland surrounding 'GFS' and 'CANDIDACES', lower edge inscribed 'ST MARKS SURBITON', letters embroidered with raised satin stitch in dark blue thread, outlined with laid and couched gold foil wrapped thread, each corner has appliquéd flower decoration of plain weave cotton(?) in shades of purple, pink, yellow and green; outlined with laid and couched mercerised cotton(?) threads in matching colours, banner edges outlined with black line of laid and couched thread, blue cord (mercerised cotton?) stitched to top edge, looped at each corner and extended to hang either side of banner, each cord ends in a tassel, each tassel head covered in pink thread and blue net overlay with matching skirt of blue and pink mercerised cotton(?) thread, lower edge trimmed with a fringe of alternating bands of blue and grey mercerised cotton(?) threads,

Five tabs of blue lined grey linen hanging mechanism.