ART NOUVEAU BUTTERFLY WITH BABY'S FACE: EMBROIDERED WW1 SILK POSTCARD

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Feb 25, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Embroidered patriotic greetings silk card from the First World War period - TO MY DEAR BABY - as a butterfly with the head of a baby/boy. Soie. Brodee.

The cards I offer for sale come from my own collection built up over 35 years, and are of excellent quality unless indicated otherwise. I am only selling them because I need the space.

See my book: An Illustrated History of the Embroidered Silk Postcard (ISBN 0-9540235-0-1) for all information on embroidered silk postcards.

Rarity : Rare card.

Overall condition : Very good to excellent. A card that should be in every collection of embroidered silk postcards

Surface marks : Minor ageing with slight marking to the background silk.

Condition of Back : Excellent.

Written on : Yes

Image : I try very hard to get the image to match the real item, but the scanning process can lead to differences. The woven nature of the silk material can cause interference patterns in the scanning process that are not on the postcard itself. Any white marks on the card or frame are reflections from the flash.

Postage and packing : UK - £1.00; Europe - £1.50; Rest of world - £2.10

Signed for delivery is available at additional cost. I cannot be held responsible for items that do not arrive in the post without recorded
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