HM Queen Elizabeth II 1953

Lullingstone Silk

Catalogue Number:- Reference Number:- The Bookmark Society Number:-  
not yet allocated Cash-bm0366 194  

 
Lullingstone Silk was used in the coronation robe of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
As a commemorative, The Companion Book Club commissioned a silk bookmark, the tassle
of which was made from the same Lullingstone silk.
This bookmark was mounted inside a specially design fold over cover. Images of the
front and back covers are shown at the foot of this page, whilst immediately below is
the image of the bookmark mounted in the inner page of the folder:
 
The Companion Book Club bookmark with Lullingstone silk tassle
 

Words:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
H. M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II
1953
This tassle is made of
Lullingstone Silk which will
be used in Coronation Robes
 
 

Size:
of Companion Book Club presentation:
folder: 16.2cm long by 12.5cm wide
bookmark: 10.2cm long (13.0 including tassle) by 5.7cm wide
Comments:
There is no indication printed on The Companion Book Club folder as to who actually woven the bookmark. However, in addition to this bookmark, CASH'S also produced a mounted picture version which they gave to their employees.
This picture version is recorded on this site as Queen Elizabeth II Coronation (cash-picture0395).

As descussed above, the Companion Book Club version of this bookmark was issued in a folder, the front and back covers of which are shown below:

 
front cover of The Companion Book Club folder
 
front cover of The Companion Book Club folder
 
 
back cover of The Companion Book Club folder
 
back cover of The Companion Book Club folder
 
 
 


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