WWI US Air Service (USAS) 3rd Air Service Mechanic's Souvenir Pillowcase Made in France
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WWI US Air Service (USAS) 3rd Air Service Mechanic's Souvenir Pillowcase Made in France

Code: afpg00008

$350.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an exquisite World War I United States Air Service 3rd Air Service mechanic's souvenir pillowcase with delicate embroidery and lace trim. The case was made in France and bears the initials of the airman around a winged propeller at its center.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

SIZE: Approximately 21" in height and 21-1/2" in width (not including foam board).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk embroidered in silk/cotton threads with lace edging. This pillowcase is shrink-wrapped to a piece of foam board and will be shipped unwrapped and folded without the foam board unless arrangements are made for pick-up or special shipping to preserve the shrink wrap mounting.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX10 LCEJX7/11

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The pillowcase is in beautiful condition with only minor fading and a few insignificant loose threads at the edging.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.