Banner - SHORNE

Scope and Content

Banner and pole, blue damask weave silk (?) ground, blue plain weave linen (?) lining, design: front-cross keys and sword flanked by a lily stem, the letters 'GFS' within a shield shape and the word 'SHORNE' is positioned above and below the keys, all appliquéd in a variety of materials (satin and twill weave in beige green and yellow) and outlined with gold coloured wrapped thread, design accentuated with narrow woven braid in cream silk / synthetic (?) lining- the letters 'SHORNE' are embroidered in a yellow orange mercerised cotton (?) in chain stitch, a cord of orange silk (?) stitched to each lower corner of banner; cord ends in knot to form tassel effect, cut lengths of matching orange cord, knotted and stitched to cord lower edge trimmed in alternating bands of blue cream and green silk/synthetic (?) fringe, five tabs of blue damask silk (?) lined with blue linen; edges trimmed with same flat braid edging design hanging mechanism.