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Updated on 22-8-2018
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When World War I broke out in 1914, the French started to manufacture
embroidered souvenir handkerchiefs
(see article in Handwerken zonder Grenzen 125) . Allied soldiers would send them
home as a keepsake to their girlfriends, mothers or sisters.

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Happy Christmas souvenir de france 1919 souvenir from france + klavervier

souvenir de france souvenir de france 1919 to my mother + dear sister

apron WW1