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Object ID # 1959.046.042
Object Name Bookmark
Title Religious Bookmark
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Made Inglis, Isabella?
Place of Origin Derby Township (formerly), Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County
Description A petit point embroidery on perforated paper which has been attached to a red ribbon.
A red cross stitch border surrounds the images and text.
The embroidery reads:
"The Christian's Guide (image of a book/bible)
his Refuge (image of a cross)
his Reward (image of a crown)"
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, Grey County. 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/Dye
Dimensions W-6.2 L-22.5 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Kennedy, Amy
Subjects Religious Collection
Victorian