Afrikander arondbloem

Afrikander arondbloem

Afrikander arondbloem
Illustration from 'The Illustrated Needlework Book'
Florence Caulfield
About 1910
Pressmark 43 B 154

In this example of a design in Florence Caulfield's series of circular motifs, it has been difficult to stylise the flower but easier to deal with the leaves. This plant would be described today as Gladiolus maculatus, commonly known as the brown afrikander.