cover, cushion

Cushion cover embroidered by a sailor of HMS 'Chester' (1915) after the Battle of Jutland 1916, portraying 'Hoskyn' the ship's cat flanked by Union Flags with the inscription 'HMS Chester'. Presented to Surgeon Lieutenant O.D. Brownfield of the ship's medical staff.

Object Details

ID: TXT0129
Collection: Textiles
Type: cover, cushion
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Events: World War I: Battle of Jutland, 1916; World War I, 1914-1918
Vessels: Chester (1915)
Date made: 31 May 1916
People: Brownfield, O D, Surg Rear-Admf; Hoskyn
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 400 x 420 x 15 mm

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