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Bookmark
Date: 19th Century
Dimensions: 37.5 x 3.9 cm (14 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium: silk
Made in: Britain
Description: Sampler bookmark backed with pink ribbon. When folded to create the bookmark, the bookmark consists of two samplers worked in perforated card, each with a simple border design and inscription and stitched onto ribbon. One sampler reads: 'Christ dies for us' and the other reads: 'Bear Ye the' (cross) and is finished with a crucifix motif in place of the word 'cross'.
Inv. No.: 2013.32
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