A BIRTHDAY GREETING

(flower wreath)
The return of thy . .

Woven by Welch & Lenton

Reference Number:-  
owe 28  

Silk bookmark with title words, image of half wreath of flowers, and words of verse

Words:

 

A BIRTHDAY
GREETING

 

 

 

image of wreath of flowers
in the form of a letter 'C'

 

 

THE RETURN OF THY BIRTHDAY
IS WELCOME TO ME,

I HAIL IT WITH GREATEST
DELIGHT,

ACCEPT NOW MY WISH THAT
IT EVER MAY BE,

FULL OF HAPPINESS JOYOUS
AND BRIGHT.

SOFTLY I GREET THE RETURN
OF THIS DAY,

I FEEL THAT MY HEART
WILL APPROVE,

THE AFFECTION I VENTURE AND
THANKFULLY PAY,

MY MEMENTO DICTATED
BY LOVE.

 

Recorded by John High in his unpublished list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

21.5cm long by 5.5cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:

Signed: "WELCH & LENTON. COVENTRY" on the back top turnover.

This bookmark is identical to Bollans - recorded as obo28

 


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