(wreath with words:
Forget Me Not)

(flowers with ribbon:
This simple flower . . .)

Woven by E. Bollans & Co.

Reference Number:-   Bollans catalogue number:-  
obo 264   22  

Bookmark with title words inside a wreath of flowers, and words of a verse on a ribbon wrapped around a second wreath
The image of this silk
bookmark kindly donated by
Georg Hartong, The Netherlands

Words:

 
 
 
 
(wreath with words:)
 
forget
me
not
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Forget Me Not flowers
with ribbon on which are words:)
 
THIS SIMPLE FLOWER
BETRAYS MY HEART

AND BREATHES FOR ME
THE WISH I WOT

IT BIDS MY THOUGHTS
TO LANGUAGE START

AND ASKS THEE TO

FORGET ME NOT

 
Not recorded by John High in his unpublished list
Size of Silk:

22.0cm long by 5.5cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:

Signed: "E. BOLLANS & Co. LEAMINGTON." on reverse pointed end turnover.

BOLLANS Price List advertisement records Number 22 as " FORGET-ME-NOT floral and verse ", for sale at 6d. It is believed this description relates to the bookmark above.

reverse pointed end of this bookmark
image of reverse pointed end this bookmark,
with colours deliberately distorted so as to show the words
 

This bookmark is identical to Welch & Lenton - recorded as owe264

 

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