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A whitework school sampler, with a series of sections worked in various techniques including cutwork, smocking, pulled threadwork and knitting, with alphabets embroidered in red cross-stitch, the lower sections worked in white with the inscriptions 'SELBY, ENGLAND' and 'PENSIONNAT DES RELIGIEUSES URSULINES' above a pair of flaming hearts, trimmed with a broderie Anglaise border--168 x 13in. (448 x 33cm.), 1880s
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A whitework school sampler, with a series of sections worked in various techniques including cutwork, smocking, pulled threadwork and knitting, with alphabets embroidered in red cross-stitch, the lower sections worked in white with the inscriptions 'SELBY, ENGLAND' and 'PENSIONNAT DES RELIGIEUSES URSULINES' above a pair of flaming hearts, trimmed with a broderie Anglaise border--168 x 13in. (448 x 33cm.), 1880s

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A whitework school sampler, with a series of sections worked in various techniques including cutwork, smocking, pulled threadwork and knitting, with alphabets embroidered in red cross-stitch, the lower sections worked in white with the inscriptions 'SELBY, ENGLAND' and 'PENSIONNAT DES RELIGIEUSES URSULINES' above a pair of flaming hearts, trimmed with a broderie Anglaise border--168 x 13in. (448 x 33cm.), 1880s
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