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A Framed Ackworth School Medallion Sampler by Mary Grimshaw 1805, worked in cross stitch and displaying many of the decorative motifs unique to Ackworth of half medallions, swan, cornucopia of flowers etc, 35cm by 46cm
Mary Grimshaw was the daughter of Joseph and Margaret Grimshaw. She was born at Rawdon, West Yorkshire in 1795 and brought up with her seven siblings. The Yorkshire Grimshaws had very strong Quaker connections.