Scope and Content

Banner and pole, yellow satin weave silk(?), vertical borders in green blue satin weave silk(?) ground, undyed plain weave linen lining, design: lily stem and letters 'GFS' across the mid point of the design; words 'BOURNEMOUTH WEST' within a scroll at the lily base, appliqué technique worked in a variety of fabrics (satin, velvet and plain weave in cream, green and blue), edges of lily and 'GFS' outlined with laid and couched silk(?) threads; highlights in gold coloured wrapped metal thread, lower scroll outlined with two plied metal cord, orders and lower edge of pole sleeve decorated with metal wrapped thread couched with red silk(?), edge of borders outlined with pink laid thread couched with red silk(?) 'BOURNEMOUTH WEST' embroidered with orange dyed silk(?) thread in satin stitch, two ply blue silk cord tied to pole, either end of cord are tied and frayed to create a tassel effect, front lower edge trimmed with dark grey-fringe; reverse lower edge trimmed with red fringe, both silk(?), pole sleeve lined with undyed linen(?) each end bound with yellow silk hanging mechanism.