Thomas Stevens Victorian silk bookmark greetings religious Stevengraph
A delightful Victorian silk bookmark by Thomas Stevens of Coventry, England. Combining Best Wishes greetings with a biblical rhyme it is typical of the high quality small items produced by this foremost of Victorian silk embroidered goods manufacturers. The decoration includes an open bible amidst a spray of flowers and a stylised flower motif. Very collectible this bookmark retains its original silk tassel to the bottom. Embroidered T. Stevens, Coventry to the reverse.
Size: 7. 1/2" x 1. 1/2" approximately. Date Circa 1870 - 80.
Condition: Very Good: some occasional light foxing marks but nothing I feel really detracts.