Captured as in a Mirror/WPC

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Caught in thoughtful reflection was this moment of my daughter reading a description of this piece entered into the Missouri State Fair exhibits. I love seeing her in such¬†concentrated interest. Here’s what captured her so.

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After she read it she asked me, “Mom did you See that? Can you Imagine having to display your sewing abilities to Marry?!” This brought on some thought-provoking discussion of the times they lived in compared to ours.

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None of the photos do the piece any justice, but you can see¬†why we were spellbound and in awe of the delicate beauty displayed in this woman’s needlework of 1841.

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