Banner - SOUTHWARK

Scope and Content

Banner, gold damask weave, cotton and silk (?) ground, blue plain weave wool and cotton (?) lining design : front - shield borders, 'GFS' and 'DMC' embroidered in blue silk(?) threads worked in stem stitch, letters outlined in laid and couched gold foil wrapped thread, lily stem positioned either side of shield; worked in a variety of embroidery threads in shades of green, cream and brown silk (?), lining - 'DMC' and 'SOUTHWARK'' embroidered in herringbone and chain stitch worked in dyed blue silk (?) threads, letters outlined in laid and couched gold foil wrapped thread, top and side edges trimmed with blue silk cord, lower edge trimmed with gold fringe (silk?) seven tabs of blue dyed silk rep weave tape hanging mechanism.