Christmas

(robin and ribbon with words: 'A merry Christmas to you')
A blithe and joyous

Reference Number:- Darby Number:- Godden Number:-
sb 528 71 398
 

same bookmark, with words woven in different coloured silk  same bookmark, with words woven in different coloured silk  Title word, image of robin, and text of poem

Words:

CHRISTMAS

 

ribbon on which are words
A MERRY
 
 
image of robin
 
ribbon hanging on branch
on which are words
CHRISTMAS
TO YOU

 
 
 
A BLITHE AND JOYOUS WELCOME
TO THE BERRIES AND THE LEAVES,
THAT HANG ABOUT OUR HOUSEHOLD
WALLS IN DARK AND RUSTLING SHEAVES;
UP WITH THE HOLLY AND THE BAY,
SET LAUREL ON THE BOARD;
AND LET THE MISLETOE LOOK DOWN
WHILE PLEDGING DRAUGHTS ARE POUR'D.

BUT THERE MUST BE SOME HALLOW'D
BLOOM TO GARLAND WITH THE REST,-
ALL, ALL MUST BRING TOWARD THE WREATH
SOME FLOWERS IN THE BREAST;
FOR THOUGH GREEN BOUGHS MAY THICKLY
GRACE LOW ROOF OR PALACE DOME;
WARM HEARTS ALONE WILL TRULY SERVE
TO DECK A CHRISTMAS HOME.

                            ELIZA COOK

 
 
Size of Silk:
22.0cm long by 5.0cm wide
Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:
Signed: "T.STEVENS COVENTRY" on back at pointed end:

This bookmark has an incomplete registration diamond woven on the reverse, although the design was not registered.

Stevens logo reverse top turn over of this bookmark
Stevens logo on the reverse top turn-over of this bookmark

 



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