Framed embroidery

Miss Ethel Vigrass

Lady Wardle's School of Embroidery for Young Ladies

circa 1895

Displayed in St Edward the Confessor, Leek


This is a fine example of work from the Leek School, in a design that could be used in secular as well as religious contexts. Where gold thread on silk was used, however, the purpose was likely to have been ecclesiastical.

Photograph taken and kindly sent in by Michael Critchlow. Formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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