The woman pictured in the miniature is possibly Carrie Wilkie’s mother. Bound in Oxford or London by Hayday.

The woman pictured in the miniature is possibly Carrie Wilkie’s mother. Bound in Oxford or London by Hayday.

This is a Prayer book cover wrought by Ann Flower in 1765, the year of her marriage to Samuel Wheeler. This difficult piece was worked on canvas with fine crewel yarns, using 'Irish Stitches' to create the covers beautiful flower. >> for more on this extremely rare stitch, click through ....

This is a Prayer book cover wrought by Ann Flower in 1765, the year of her marriage to Samuel Wheeler. This difficult piece was worked on canvas with fine crewel yarns, using 'Irish Stitches' to create the covers beautiful flower. >> for more on this extremely rare stitch, click through ....

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