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WW2 souvenir embroidery from the "Middle East" c. 1943

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Embroidery75 of 87Viet Nam War, theater made souvenir pillow coversYard sale find
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Posted 3 years ago

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scottvez
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This large table runner is 36" X 14" and was most likely made in Egypt-- along with it came a pillow case with similar embroidery that is marked as Egypt.

The Army Air Corps (AAC) insignia dominates the embroidery. The camels and pyramids are typical subject matter of this style embroidery, but the unit insignia is not something I have encountered before.

The embroidery style is typical of embroidery that I have for the 8th Air Force in England.

Scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks tom.

    Scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks majestic.

    Scott
  3. Deb95, 2 years ago
    Thank you for the information.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks deb and buss.

    scott

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