Tablecloth embroidered with signatures

Production date
1940

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Tablecloth features the embroidered names of personalities including the Duke of Gloucester, Duchess of Gloucester, Lady Edwina Mountbatten, Princess Royal and Clementine Churchill. The tablecloth was embroidered from signatures obtained by donor's father at his 'Bring and Buy' shop at Streatham Hill Congregational Church. The shop opened on 22 July 1940 and raised £12000.
Collection Type
Objects
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Catalogue Number
0386/1
Associated Person and Role
British Red Cross Society (X20L)

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