lucky charm

Cushion in the shape of a heart. Faded pink fabric encrusted with beads and sequins, two panels with the words "forget me not" in capitals and stitched to the middle a card showing the Royal Standard flag on the left, the Union Jackon flag on the right and Royal Standard shield in the centre. Registered as a 'sailor's luck charm', though it may equally have been made by a soldier.

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