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  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 5GFS/20/21
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Banner, green / blue damask cotton and silk (?) ground, Same fabric as ground, 'GFSW' embroidered in large letters, letters worked in yellow and brown silk floss (?) lining, design: circular design bearing the words 'GIRLS' FRIENDLY SOCIETY

FOR CHURCH AND EMPIRE', cross and four fleur de lys in centre, beneath the circle are the words 'BEAR YE ONE ANOTHER'S BURDEN', design embroidered to an appliquéd circle of seamed cream silk rep weave, using a variety of stitches in yellow, brown and blue silk (?) floss, a tightly plied silk wrapped cotton (?) cord has been knotted onto the fringe, top and both side edges trimmed with a heavy yellow silk (?) cord, the lower edge is trimmed with a deep lattice work fringe, the trimming cord has been looped and stitched at six points along the top edge to accommodate the pole hanging mechanism.