"The Good Old Days of Rattling Wheels and
Gallant Greys"

with "The Present Time"

All words start with 2 coloured letters
(Stevens silk with 'T.E. Carter, Carver and Gilder, Coventry' credit)

Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
st 12   STG204 73d
 

each capital letter has a light green top half and orange coloured lower half:-
 
Image of two silks in one frame, being st260-The Good Old Days, without the winter background, and st476-The Present Time, with 'T.E. Carter, Carver and Gilder, Coventry' credit
 
 
same composite picture, with T.E. Carter name, but also having Stevens name,
but note the colours of each capital letter have been exchanged, now orange top half and light green coloured lower half:
 
Image of two silks in one frame, being st260-The Good Old Days, without the winter background, and st476-The Present Time, with 'T.E. Carter, Carver and Gilder, Coventry' credit
the image of this silk picture was kindly donated by John Hartwig, USA
 

Words:
Woven on silk:-
 

Printed on card-mount:-

[image of st 260 silk]
 
 
 
The Good Old Days of Rattling Wheels and
Gallant Greys.
 
 
 
[image of st 476 silk]
with credit printed on edge of card matt:
T.E. CARTER, CARVER AND GILDER, COVENTRY 
 
 
 
The Present Time.
 
 
 
 
          THOMAS STEVENS,
                  Inventor & Manufacturer,
                                 COVENTRY.
 
Size:
Card-mount:
circa: 33cm deep by 28cm wide

silk:
cm high by cm wide

Comments:
Both Sprake and Godden note the existence of this double silk.

The two silks which comprise the double are:

st 260 - The Good Old Days, without the winter background
st 476 - The Present Time, with the credit "T.E. Carter, Carver and Gilder, Coventry" printed on the lower edge of the card mount.

On the Carter only credit picture,
The capital letter at the start of each word is coloured light green at the top half, and orange on the lower half.
On the Stevens credit picture,
The capital letter at the start of each word is coloured orange at the top half, and light green on the lower half.

 



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image of the Carter only credit composite picture added 7 November 2020 © Peter Daws
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