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Two Great White fleet embroideries. 1st item – Great White Fleet embroidered silk needlework patriotic picture of an eagle perched over American flag, constructed of silk and metallic threads on silk with glass eye, a silk embroidered American ship below titled, "USAT Logan", and embroidered banner "E Pluribus Unum." Titled top, "In Memory of My Cruise in the Philippine Islands" and in smaller letters underneath, "Siberia". Titled in silk at the bottom, "China Hawaii Japan". 25 1/2' X 19 1/2" sight, 28 1/2" x 22 5/8" framed. Asian export for the American market, late 19th century/early 20th century. The Logan was used to transport troops during the Spanish American War and was formally named the U.S.A.T. Manitoba. 2nd item – Great White Fleet embroidered silk needlework titled "In Remembrance of my Cruise in Phillipines" with a silk and metallic thread embroidered American eagle holding a shield above a photographic print of the American sailor flanked by six flags on each side including the flags titled for China and Japan. Below in an oval vignette is an embroidered picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman. 19 3/8" x 15 3/8" sight, 21 1/8" x 17 1/4" framed. Asian export for the American market, late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance – Robert C. and Cora Reid Greene Estate, Phenix City, Alabama. CONDITION: 1st item – overall very good condition. 2nd item – overall very good condition with tear to background silk in upper left margin, frame repainted gold.