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Catherine Dickens was a talented needlewoman. She used Berlin Wool work, a popular Victorian technique, to embroider this decorative mantel edging for her friend Betty Lemon in 1853.
Embroidered mantel pelmet made by Catherine Dickens, canvas and wool, 1853.
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