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Cocktail napkin with Belgian flag

view Cocktail napkin with Belgian flag digital asset: Cocktail napkin with Belgian flag motif, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
cocktail napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Cocktail napkin with Belgian flag motif (black, yellow, and red tricolor). Green embroidery around edges. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.04
Catalog number:
2011.0086.04
Accession number:
2011.0086
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591189
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Letter about WWI French stitchery

view Letter about WWI French stitchery digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 7 in; 22.86 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
letter
Date made:
1916-06
Description:
Letter from Mercy Richards Essig (Mrs. Norman Sturgis Essig), 1700 Locust Street, Philadelphia. Signed June 1916. The letter was sent with embroidered items from France made during World War I, purchased through the Society for Employment of Women in France. Mrs. Essig describes the living and working conditions of the peasant women in French Lorraine who embroider the linens in order to provide for themselves and their families while the war rages on around them.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.21
Accession number:
2011.0086
Catalog number:
2011.0086.21
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1693070

Tea napkin with Belgian coat of arms

view Tea napkin with Belgian coat of arms digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
tea napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with Belgian coat of arms motif (shield at center with gold lion over a black background; red banner below shield; gold crown with red accents at top of shield; green and gold Order of Leopold cross at bottom). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at top right of photo. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.10
Catalog number:
2011.0086.10
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591195

Linen cover with United Kingdom coat of arms

view Linen cover with United Kingdom coat of arms digital asset: Front of linen cover with royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom motif in center, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
cover
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Linen cover for unknown object. Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom motif in center (red, gold, and blue shield at center; gold lion at left standing on blue banner; silver unicorn at right standing on blue banner; gold crown at top). Red and blue border around motif. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.15
Catalog number:
2011.0086.15
Accession number:
2011.0086
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591201
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Cocktail napkin with Kingdom of Italy flag

view Cocktail napkin with Kingdom of Italy flag digital asset: Cocktail napkin with Kingdom of Italy flag motif, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
cocktail napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Cocktail napkin with Kingdom of Italy flag motif (green, white, and red tricolor; blue and red embroidery in the white stripe). Green embroidery around edges. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.02
Catalog number:
2011.0086.02
Accession number:
2011.0086
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591187

Cocktail napkin with British Empire flag

view Cocktail napkin with British Empire flag digital asset: Cocktail napkin with British Empire flag motif, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
cocktail napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Cocktail napkin with British Empire flag motif (red cross with white background superimposed on white x-shaped cross with blue background). Green embroidery around edges. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.06
Catalog number:
2011.0086.06
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591191
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Brush and comb case: "Aeroplanes guarding Paris"

view Brush and comb case: "Aeroplanes guarding Paris" digital asset: Brush and comb case with scene of 'Aeroplanes Guarding Paris' embroidered on front, WWI
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, folded: 4 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 24.13 cm
overall, open: 9 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
case, linen
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Rectangular brush and comb case with scene of "Aeroplanes Guarding Paris" embroidered on front. Four gold airplanes fly over a gray and black Paris skyline. Red and blue border. Price tag is pinned to the inside flap and reads: "$1.50 / Brush & / comb case / "Aeroplanes / guarding / Paris"." Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently on loan
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.20
Catalog number:
2011.0086.20
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591223
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Tea napkin with Kingdom of Italy coat of arms

view Tea napkin with Kingdom of Italy coat of arms digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
tea napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with Kingdom of Italy coat of arms motif (red shield with white cross at center; gold and pink crown at top; 4 masted Italian flags surrounding shield). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at bottom left of photo. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.12
Catalog number:
2011.0086.12
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591198

Tea napkin with Russian Empire coat of arms

view Tea napkin with Russian Empire coat of arms digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
tea napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with Russian Empire coat of arms motif (gold crown at top with red accents; two-headed black eagle at center holding red shield with gold and blue accents; gold scepter in eagle's left foot, gold orb in eagle's right foot). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at top left of photo. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.11
Catalog number:
2011.0086.11
Accession number:
2011.0086
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591196

Cocktail napkin with French Republic flag

view Cocktail napkin with French Republic flag digital asset: Cocktail napkin with French Republic flag motif, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
cocktail napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Cocktail napkin with French Republic flag motif (blue, white, and red tricolor). Green embroidery around edges. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.05
Catalog number:
2011.0086.05
Accession number:
2011.0086
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591190
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Drawstring knitting bag with Allied soldiers

view Drawstring knitting bag with Allied soldiers digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 52.705 cm x 36.83 cm
Object Name:
bag
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: large drawstring knitting bag. One side has the French Third Republic emblem motif (blue "RF" embroidered on red shield at top; 4 masted French flags below; green and white croix de guerre [war cross] at bottom with gold center) with "1918" embroidered underneath in red. The other side depicts 7 soldiers from different Allied nations. Proceeding from left to right, the soldiers are as follows: French (holding a large French flag), Russian, British, Belgian, American, Serbian, and Italian. To the right of the soldiers is a flag pole flying the Allied flags, from top to bottom: Italy, Serbia, America, Belgium, Britain, Russian Empire, and France. Below the soldiers is "1914 - 1918" stitched in red and blue. Green embroidery along the bottom and green X stitch holding drawstring on both sides. A rusty needle is in the top flap of the bag. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.18
Catalog number:
2011.0086.18
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591217
Additional Online Media:

Tea napkin with French Third Republic emblem

view Tea napkin with French Third Republic emblem digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
tea napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with French Third Republic emblem motif (black and blue "RF" embroidered on red shield at top; 4 masted French flags below; green and white croix de guerre [war cross] at bottom with gold center). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at bottom center of photo (unfolded napkin). Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.08
Catalog number:
2011.0086.08
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591193

Drawstring knitting bag with French Third Republic emblem

view Drawstring knitting bag with French Third Republic emblem digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 54.61 cm x 39.37 cm
Object Name:
bag
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: large drawstring knitting bag. One side has the French Third Republic emblem motif (blue "RF" embroidered on red shield at top; 4 masted French flags below; green and white croix de guerre [war cross] at bottom with gold center) with "1916" embroidered underneath in red. The other side has a scene of 4 French cavalry members with 4 brown horses in a wooded area. Green embroidery along the bottom and green X stitch holding drawstring on both sides. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.16
Catalog number:
2011.0086.16
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591202

Bag with French soldiers

view Bag with French soldiers digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
bag
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: medium-sized bag with two flaps and crocheted strap. Front side has "1914-1918" in embroidered in red on the flap with a red and blue border. Below are 4 French military figures (from left to right): one man in light blue uniform holding French flag; one Zouave in red hat and pantaloons, short blue jacket; one man in blue uniform with light blue cape and hat; one man in red hat and pants, blue jacket, carrying a drum. Inside is a wrapper for knitting needles. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.17
Catalog number:
2011.0086.17
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591203

Allied tablecloth

view Allied tablecloth digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 3/4 in x 34 3/4 in; 88.265 cm x 88.265 cm
Object Name:
tablecloth
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tablecloth for a tea table with a brown and silver eagle in each corner. Each eagle holds the same 8 flags of Allied nations, 4 on each side. The flags on the left side are (top to bottom): Britain, Russia, Belgium, and Serbia. The flags on the right side are (top to bottom): France, Italy, Japan, and Romania. Each eagle holds an American shield emblem in its claws. Light green and brown embroidery resembling vines and wreathes border the tablecloth 4 inches from the edge. Light green zig-zag stitches along the tablecloth's edge. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.19
Catalog number:
2011.0086.19
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591221

Drawstring bag

view Drawstring bag digital asset: Front of small drawstring knitting bag with two blue birds facing each other who appear to be holding a small cross in their beaks, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 3/4 in x 7 in; 19.685 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
bag
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Small drawstring knitting bag with two blue birds facing each other who appear to be holding a small cross in their beaks. Blue checkerboard border above and below the birds. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.13
Catalog number:
2011.0086.13
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591199
Additional Online Media:

Tea napkin with Kingdom of Serbia coat of arms

view Tea napkin with Kingdom of Serbia coat of arms digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
tea napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with Kingdom of Serbia royal coat of arms motif (red and silver shield at center with gold crown on top of the shield; red, gold, and black embroidery surrounding the shield with a second gold crown at very top). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at bottom right of photo. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.07
Catalog number:
2011.0086.07
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591192

Tea napkin with United Kingdom coat of arms

view Tea napkin with United Kingdom coat of arms digital asset number 1
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
tea napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom motif (red, gold, and blue shield at center; gold lion at left standing on blue banner; silver unicorn at right standing on blue banner; gold crown at top with red and silver accents). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at top center of photo. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.09
Catalog number:
2011.0086.09
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591194

Drawstring bag

view Drawstring bag digital asset: Front of small drawstring knitting bag with white bird in blue background, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
bag
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Small drawstring knitting bag with white bird in blue background. Lace-like edging. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.14
Catalog number:
2011.0086.14
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591200
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Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag

view Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag digital asset: Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag motif, made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during WWI and sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France
Physical Description:
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
cocktail napkin
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1914-1918
Description:
Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag motif (white, blue, and red tricolor; yellow and black embroidery in the white stripe). Green embroidery around edges. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
ID Number:
2011.0086.03
Catalog number:
2011.0086.03
Accession number:
2011.0086
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591188
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