Title: Seventeenth Century Cowslip | Artist: Seona Anderson | Organisation: Plantlife | Country: Uk
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The cowslip is used in several of Shakespeare's plays to imply good order and management. The cowslip often appears in Tudor and Stuart embroideries and tapestries. It has many common names including St Peter's Keys. This cowslip square is inspired by 17th century blackwork motifs and designs
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