Elizabeth II crowned 2nd June 1953

Woven by Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd.

Reference Number:-  
obn 69  

Bookmark with delicate image of Queen Elizabeth II portrait and gold silk tassle

Words:

 

Image of royal crown

 

 

 

 

Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

 

 

Elizabeth II

crowned

2nd June 1953

 

Size of Silk:

17.5cm long (plus tassle) by 6.0cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
Gold 
Comments:

Whilst this particular bookmark does not have a manufacturers credit, this design has been seen with the following credit woven on the back at the pointed end:

"Designed & woven on pure silk
by BN&H Ltd. Leek England."

These bookmarks were sold attached with glue at the top end to black card, and wrapped in cellophane.

Two versions are known, the one above with Her Royal Highness facing right; the other version (obn68 on this site) with the Queen facing left.

 


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