20th Century Needlepoint of Remembrance for Soldier of SMS Kaiser-Franz Jospehi - Kina, Japan 1905-1909

20th Century Needlepoint of Remembrance for Soldier of SMS Kaiser-Franz Jospehi - Kina, Japan 1905-1909

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This is a remembrance piece for an Austria-Hungarian Naval soldier who had been stationed on the SMS Kaiser-Franz Josephi and it's excursion to Kina, Japan from 1905-1909. The Naval Officer's name was Petar Dracojevic, and his photograph is included in the piece.

The needlework on this piece is spectacular. The top of the piece reads: "A memory of the power of travel" in Croatian.

The emblem of the Austria-Hungary Navy is depicted in fine detail with exquisite life and color.

The SMS Kaiser-Franz Josephi is finely depicted in wonderful detail.

This is a truly spectacular one-of-a-kind piece of Naval history and folk-art.

 

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