Aeronautical Miscellaneous
Stock No. 3035
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RAF Crest in Period Frame - Click for the bigger picture

RAF Crest in Period Frame

Hand embroidered with crest and motto "Per Ardua Ad Astra" which translated reads "through struggles to the stars". The crest is surmounted by a King's crown and probably dates to WWII, perhaps worked by a mother, wife or girlfriend of a serving member of the RAF. The colours are still bright with no sign of moth damage. 27cm x 22cm (10.5" X 8.5").