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Embroidery sample book

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A book of samples for ecclesiastical embroidery. The sample book is covered in green glazed linen with the following wording embossed in gold cursive script on the front 'Ecclesiastical Embroidery Samples'. Inside, the pages contain mounted examples of hand embroidered motifs for church linens, including an example of drawn thread embroidery. The samples all have refernce numbers attached to the designs. A sample book used by Copeland Linens of Boundary Street, Belfast. Copeland's specialised in embroidered linen goods, including church linens.