inside oval of leaves:-
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Though times . .
Woven by Welch & Lenton
image of holly with red berries
and ivy with white berries
circle of green leaves
in which are words:
THOUGH TIMES AND
SEASONS EVER CHANGE
AND FRIENDS GROW
SCARCE AND FEW:
MAY EACH SUCCEEDING
FRESH HOPES AND
JOYS TO YOU.
|Not recorded by John High in his unpublished list|
|Size of Silk:
|Alternative back-ground colours:
Signed: "WELCH & LENTON. COVENTRY" on the back top turnover.
Welch & Lenton logo on the reverse top turnover of this bookmark
This bookmark also contains lettering on the reverse pointed end, which are indistinct.
The clear impression however is that they read:
|"E. BOLLANS & Co. LEAMINGTON." |
|Compare to an actual reverse of a Bollans bookmark.|