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Name of Stitcher:
Liz Wilken [Kirby]
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Description of condition:
*Even Weave Linen
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Motifs: plants, animals, family record, other
Type of stitches: Cross
Name or initials on sampler: Life Sampler
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Owner / Donor Story:
The elephant and flag depicts Liz’s birth in Africa of Salvation Army parents
The motto is from the school where she met her husband Ron.
The two roses near the heart are for her two daughters.
The flame lily is the flower of her home country.
The snow and coloured leaves are for the family moving to Canada
At the bottom are Liz’s hobbies of sewing, knitting, gardening, camping and her cat.
No. of photographs: Number of photographs: 1
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