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Catalog Number 2015.045.002
Object Name Souvenir
Description Personalized World War I service souvenir of Golden resident Sylvester Spieles. Silk, full-colored, embroidered eagle and trophy of flags commemorating cruise to the Philippines, China, Japan, Hawaii, and Russia on the U.S.A.T. Sherman. Incorporates two photos of Sylvester Spieles in his dress uniform from the U. S. Army's 27th Infantry and a commercial postcard of the Sherman. The following is embroidered across the top: In Remembrance of My Cruise in Philippine Islands, Hawaii, Russia. Trapunto (a decorative quilted design in high relief) is in a gold colored frame.
Title Spieles World War I souvenir trapunto plaque
Collection Permanent
Condition Good
People Spieles, Sylvester