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Ayrshire Needlework

Whitework sample

Description:
Two samples of whitework from Kirkcolm.  It is detailed with three rows of eyelet circles with a stitched border of scallops and a three leaf design.  A border piece such as this would have earned the embroiderer or flowerer 1/2d per yard.
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.66
Digital Number:
SRTX008a-c
Creation Date:
1850-1860
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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