Victoria 1837 - 1897

(Dates below crown)

Woven by Lester & Harris

Reference Number:-  
oli 8  
 

 
Framed silk with image of elderly Queen Victoria, and words of four line poem
the image of this silk was kindly donated by
Jacqueline Gibney, New Zealand.

Words:

 
 
VICTORIA
 
 
 
[image of crown on cushion]
 
 
1837
     
1897
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[image of elderly
Queen Victoria]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LESTER & HARRIS MANFRS
 
S.G. POOLE. DESGR
 
COVENTRY.
 
Her court was pure; her life serene;
God gave her peace; her lands reposed;
A thousand claims to reverence closed
In her as Mother, Wife, and Queen.
   
TENNYSON
 

 

Size of Silk:

cm long by cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:
The designer of this silk is S.G. POOLE. It is worth noting that the same designers name appears on the bookmark made by Webster & Butterworth [owb4 on this site], also of Foleshill, Coventry.
 
Close up of weavers credit
Close up of weavers credit
 
 

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