A BIRTHDAY GREETING

(flower wreath)
The return of thy . .

Woven by Welch & Lenton

Reference Number:-  
owe 28  

same bookmark, with red background colour
 
Silk bookmark with title words, image of half wreath of flowers, and words of verse
 
 
Silk bookmark with title words, image of half wreath of flowers, and words of verse

Words:

 
 
 

A BIRTHDAY
GREETING  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

image of wreath of flowers
in the form of a letter 'C'

 
 
 
 

THE RETURN OF THY BIRTHDAY
IS WELCOME TO ME,

I HAIL IT WITH GREATEST
DELIGHT,

ACCEPT NOW MY WISH THAT
IT EVER MAY BE,

FULL OF HAPPINESS JOYOUS
AND BRIGHT.

SOFTLY I GREET THE RETURN
OF THIS DAY,

I FEEL THAT MY HEART
WILL APPROVE,

THE AFFECTION I VENTURE AND
THANKFULLY PAY,

MY MEMENTO DICTATED
BY LOVE.

 
 
Recorded by John High in his unpublished list
Size of Silk:

21.5cm long by 5.5cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
Black
Red
 
Comments:
Signed: "WELCH & LENTON. COVENTRY" on the back top turnover.

reverse top turn-over of this bookmark
image of reverse top turn over of this bookmark

This bookmark is identical to Bollans - recorded as obo28

 

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