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‘Remember Now Thy Creator’ Scottish Girls' Samplers, 1700–1872 by Naomi E A Tarrant

Embroidered samplers show the one aspect of girls’ education that leaves the most lasting and tangible memorial of that part of their lives. This book considers samplers made in Scotland; it aims to situate them within the social context of the period and to examine their role in the education of girls.

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