Silver Jubilee Stevengraph Bookmark For Sale
Silver Jubilee Stevengraph Bookmark:
HRM Queen Elizabeth ll\'s Silver Jubilee (1952-1977) commemorative woven bookmark.The bookmark is woven in shades of blue and multi-colored metallic threads. lt is inexcellent unused condition. 2\" wide x 9.25” (including tassel). The cover has some wearfrom transcontinental travel. 4\" wide x 10.75\" Cover inside left is Poet Laureate JohnMasefield’s Lines on the Coronation of Our Gracious Sovereign. Cover outside back isfrom the weaver: “This bookmark has been specially designed and woven tocommemorate the Silver Jubilee. The same skills and techniques used to produce ourminiature woven pictures are used in the production of this bookmark. Two thousandtwo hundred and twenty jacquard cards are needed to weave the design and eachbookmark takes half-an-hour to weave. The Victorian artform of miniature silk picturesand bookmarks known as Stevengraphs and eagerly collected by connoisseurs is nowcarried on by J. & J. Cash - sole survivor of a distinguished line of Coventry weavers.\"Original owner. From air-conditioned smoke-free home. FREE SHIPPING to USA.