Friendship's Wish

May thy soul be bright . .

Woven by E. Bollans & Co.

Reference Number:-   Bollans catalogue number:-  
obo 296   47  

Bookmark with title words, image of lily of the valley and other flowers, and words of verse





image of Lily of the Valley
and Forget-me-not flowers


May thy soul be bright
as the summer sky,

And thy life like the
evening star:

May sorrow ne'er dim
thy laughing eye,

Thine happiness to

May thy mind be
clear as the placid lake

Thy heart like a
summer flower,

May thy thoughts be
pure as the snowy flake

In life's last
trying hour.

Recorded by John High in his unpublished list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

28.5cm long by 5.6cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
Signed: "E. BOLLANS & Co. LEAMINGTON" on the back top turnover.

Weavers name at top turn-over of this bookmark
image of reverse top turn over of this bookmark

BOLLANS Price List advertisement records Number 47 as " FRIENDSHIP with verse, superior large group of flowers ", for sale at 1/6d. It is believed this description relates to the bookmark above.

This bookmark is identical to Welch & Lenton - recorded as owe296


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