Shakespearian Characters No. 2

Woven by Franklin & Sons

Reference Number:-  
ofr 62  

picture with a Shakespearian Character, and short quote from a Shakespeare play
image of a
Shakespearian Character
" All the perfumes of Arabia will not
sweeten this little hand. "

Of Card mount: 15.2cm deep by 10.9cm wide
Of Silk picture: 9.8cm deep by 6.4cm wide
The picture is number 2 of a series of 6. It is made as a fold over card, with the woven tapestry mounted inside. There is a cut out window in the shape of curtains on the front card, through which the tapestry is viewed. On the back is printed a short description, including confirmation this was made by Franklin:
view of printing on reverse of this card:
reverse view of this card
This picture is No. 2 in the series of Shakespearian
Characters designed and woven by the Jacquard
process by William Franklin & Sons Ltd., formerly
at Coventry (1835-1963) and now at Banbridge,
Northern Ireland and Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

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