Sampler by Mary Ward

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Date:1834

Description:This needlework sampler was made in 1834 by Mary Ward of Leamington Spa. She has used cross stitch to practice the alphabet and numbers. Victorian girls were encouraged to sew as it was thought to be an important skill for a wife to have.


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