What this embroidered shawl reveals about Victorian-era romance

What this embroidered shawl reveals about Victorian-era romance

This story of Amanda Degall and Matthew Rodgers is a fitting one for Valentine’s Day. In 1835, Amanda Degall (1819-1899) embroidered the lines: “And when those hands / that marked these lines / in death’s cold grasp shall be / by all you love in Earth or Heaven / Will you remember me?” It was …

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