Alternative Name(s): Cushion Cover, Wall Hanging, Cloth
Printed Egyptian World War I souvenir panel with fringe, featuring images of ancient Egypt and World War I leaders.
The leaders depicted are (clockwise):
1. King Albert of Belgium
2. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
3. Prince Hussein Kamel of Egypt
4. King George V of England
5. Prime Minister Alexandre-Félix-Joseph Ribot of France
6. King Victor Emmanuel of Italy
The images are the same as those on a cushion cover at the Australian War Memorial REL/02993.002, except that this example does not include King Peter of Serbia.
The provenance of this panel is unknown.
Printed silk panel, full colour, with pink fringe. The panel features a central image of the Sphinx, with three pyramids and a cameleer; around are oval photographs of the World War I Allied leaders against flags, with foliage joining the pattern. The panel is hemmed on the underside, inside the fringe.
Donation from Miss M. Brown, 01/1986
Place & Date Symbolised
'Souvenir / of Egypt / 'Fratteli PEGNI, Cairo'.
Type of item
43 cm (Length), 48 cm (Width)
570 mm (Length), 570 mm (Width)
Measurement From Conservation.