LIKE THE LILY FAIR

Woven by E. Bollans & Co.

Reference Number:-   Bollans catalogue number:-  
obo 440   unknown  

same bookmark, with words and pattern in different coloured silk
same bookmark, with words
and pattern
in different coloured silk
Lily flowers motif with words in decorated oval

Words:

 

 

 

 

image of a lily
and other flowers

 

 

oval device in which are
written the words:

LIKE THE LILY
FAIR
LET THEY HEART
E'ER BE
EMBLEM OF TRUTH
AND PURITY
SHIELDING FROM
EVERY SNARE
AND EVER GUIDING
THEE
TO A JOYOUS IM-
-MORTALITY

 

Recorded by John High in his unpublished list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

20.1 cm long by 5.4 cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:

This bookmark is not recorded in Godden's book, and is not listed on the Bollans advertisements.

Signed: "E. BOLLANS & Co. LEAMINGTON." on reverse pointed end.
There is also an incomplete diamond registration mark on the reverse pointed end, although this design was not registered.

Incomplete diamond registration mark on reverse pointed end of this bookmark

This bookmark is identical to Welch & Lenton - recorded as owe440

 


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