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NEEDLE-WORK,

FROM THE EARLIEST AGES;

INCLUDING

SOME NOTICES OF THE

ANCIENT HISTORICAL TAPESTRIES

EDITED BY
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

THE COUNTESS OF WILTON.

'I WRITE THE NEEDLE'S PHAYSE."

THIRD EDITION.

LONDON:
HENRY COLBURN, PUBLISHER,

GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.
1841.

HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY

THE QUEEN DOWAGER

THIS LITTLE WORK,

INTENDED TO ILLUSTRATE THE HISTORY AND PROGRESS OF AN ART
ENNOBLED BY HER MAJESTY'S PRACTICE, AND BY HER EXAMPLE
RECOMMENDED TO THE

WOMEN OF ENGLAND,
is,

BY HER MAJESTY^ MOST GRACIOUS PERMISSION,

INSCRIBED,

WITH THE UTMOST RESPECT,
BY HER MAJESTY'S MOST GRATEFUL

AND MOST OBEDIENT SERVANT,

THE AUTHORESS.

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