COMMEMORATIVE SILKS
 & SILK SCREENS

 

ITEM # SGSS-1
"PURE SILK COMMEMORATIVE SCARF"

 

An original silk scarf, or what looks like a large dinner place setting,
from the gift shop of the
"KAISER WILHELM II"
of
NORTH GERMAN LLOYD LINES FLEET
A very nice and hard to find item, with the four funnel
ship at the center, surrounded by the flags of many other countries,
and one US flag at each corner.

This vessel sailed prior to WW I, and is of very early 1900's vintage.
The Kaiser Wilhelm II departed New York on Tuesdays for Bremen, Plymouth,
and Cherbourg in conjunction with three other vessels, The Kronprinzessin Cecilie,
Kronprinz Wilhelm, and the Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse.

Later during WWI the ship was seized and renamed the
S.S. AGAMEMNON,  also seized was the
KRONPRINZESSIN CECILIE, which was renamed the
MOUNT VERNON.
The two vessels traveled as troopers in a convoy with six destroyers.
The narrowly missed a torpedo attach on their
September 1918 crossing.
The silk is fully framed in a wooden black molding frame
under glass
21 3/4" L x 17 1/2" H
95.00

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