Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Wordless Wednesday~1878 Needlework Sampler


A Needlework sampler made in 1878 by my Great Grandmother Mary Bella Watson age 11 in New Deer, Aberdeen Scotland.


4 comments:

  1. Amazing! Is this in your possession or do you have to be content with a digital version? Sewing and handwork is a special love of mine so this really strikes a chord with me.

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  2. I have to be content with a digital, the original work hangs in my Cousins home along with a beautiful handmade pin cushion My great Grandmother did in 1898. I'm very thankful that my cousin has shared the treasures with me if even just in photos,until last year I never knew these even existed.

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  3. What a treasure to have! You are lucky.

    By the way, I find it almost impossible to read the black print against the dark background. Am I the only one?

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  4. Hi Wendy,
    Thanks for letting me know you are having trouble viewing the writing on my blog. I Did check it on 5 other computers and it was OK....but I will see what I can do to fix the background color so it is easier for all to see :)

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