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Silkwork Sailor's Souvenior of
Category: Marine
SubType: {Other}
Origin: England-UK
Era: 19th Century
Height: 19 1/4 inches (48.9 cm) inches
Width: 16 1/4 inches (41.3 cm) inches
A Silkwork Sailor's Souvenior of "Gibralter Present".

This silkwork depicts a white life preserver made of cotton with purple divisions, flanked by six flags, including the Union Jack and flags of France, Italy and the United States. A crown surmounts the life preserver, and two branches with red berries lie beneath. The words 'Gibralter Present' top the picture. All on a ground of purple silk and within a simple gilt frame; excellent condition.

Circa 1880.

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