Royal Coat of Arms - Hand Embroidered Military Cushion - Life Guards
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This military cushion features a beautifully detailed hand embroidered emblem of the United Kingdom's Coat of Arms. Using only the finest of AW Hainsworth doeskin meltons to replicate that of the Life Guards tunics in the Household Cavalry.
The cushion is supplied with a duck feather pillow and features a zip opening.
These luxury hand-crafted cushions are a must have for any living room, conservatory, drawing room or bedroom. They also make the perfect Christmas gift.
If you would like a cushion made with a regimental logo or bespoke design, please contact us for a quote.
The royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, or the Royal Arms for short, is the official coat of arms of the British monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II. These arms are used by the Queen in her official capacity as monarch of the United Kingdom. Variants of the Royal Arms are used by other members of the British royal family; and by the British government in connection with the administration and government of the country.
In the standard variant used outside of Scotland, the shield is quartered, depicting in the first and fourth quarters the three passant guardant lions of England; in the second, the rampant lion and double tressure flory-counterflory of Scotland; and in the third, a harp for Ireland. The crest is a statant guardant lion wearing the St Edward's Crown, himself on another representation of that crown. The dexter supporter is a likewise crowned English lion; the sinister, a Scottish unicorn. According to legend a free unicorn was considered a very dangerous beast; therefore the heraldic unicorn is chained, as were both supporting unicorns in the royal coat of arms of Scotland.
In the greenery below, a thistle, Tudor rose and shamrock are depicted, representing Scotland, England and Ireland respectively. This armorial achievement comprises the motto, in French, of English monarchs, Dieu et mon Droit (God and my Right), which has descended to the present royal family as well as the Garter circlet which surrounds the shield, inscribed with the Order's motto, Honi soit qui mal y pense (Shame on him who thinks evil).