Nearest to my heart there lieth

(A Happy Christmas inside group of holly, berries & blue flowers)

Woven by E. Bollans & Co.

Reference Number:-   Bollans catalogue number:-  
obo 562   unknown  

Bookmark with title words at top, and main A Happy Christmas within image of holly, berries and blue flowers

Words:

 
 

NEAREST TO MY HEART
 THERE LIETH
 SILENT, HAPPY WISHES,
 DEAR,
 FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS
 TO THEE,
 AND MANY A HAPPY
 YEAR.

 
 

image of holly, berries & blue flowers
with ribbon on which words:

A HAPPY
 
CHRISTMAS
 
 
 
 
 
 

EVER REST MY BLESSING
 ON THEE,
 WATCHFUL ANGELS ROUND
 THEE STAY,
 KEEPING PURE AND HOLY
 VIGIL,
 GUARDING LIFES UNCERTAIN
 WAY.

 
 
Not recorded by John High in his unpublished list
Size of Silk:

20.7cm long by 5.6cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:
Signed: "E. BOLLANS & Co. LEAMINGTON." on back at top turnover.
 
Bollans & Co. logo woven on the reverse top turn-over of this bookmark
Bollans & Co. logo woven on the reverse top turn over of this bookmark

 


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