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Object ID # 1959.046.040
Object Name Bookmark
Title Victorian Bookmark Sampler
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Made Inglis, Isabella?
Place of Origin Derby Township (formerly), Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County
Description Pink ribbon bookmark with a perforated paper sampler sewn onto it. The green embroidered text reads "Remember me when far away from you" in cross stitch and is surrounded by a cross stitch border in the same shade. It is tacked together with ecru thread. See RELATED for other items found with this.
Provenance Previously owned by Amy Kennedy who resided at Inglis Falls, in Derby Township, Grey County, and also at Owen Sound, Ontario. She was descended from Mr. and Mrs. Peter Inglis through her mother, Helen (Mrs. Thomas) Kennedy, and also from the Wm. & Agnes (Stark) Kennedy family of Owen Sound.
The item has a 19th-century, Victorian appearance to it.
Her father died in 1878.
This bookmark is mounted together with some other samplers and bookmarks that likely were worked by Miss Isabella Inglis before she died (c. 1882-1883). She was Amy Kennedy's aunt.
Collection Textiles, Needlework & Accessories Collection
Material Ribbon/Paper/Embroidery Thread/Dye
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Kennedy, Amy
Kennedy, Thomas