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Heidelberg’s Busy Bee Signature Quilt, 1895-96
TranscriptionMa chere Lizette
SummaryThis French phrase translates as 'My dear Lizette'. Further research is required into the person represented by this square.
Further informationThe phrase may refer to someone's wife (Elizabeth,?) or a horse, pony, dog or pet. A racehorse (hurdler / steeplechaser) named Lizette raced during the 1880s-1890s and was owned by Mr Morrisey of Baxter Street, Coburg in 1897. The phrase may be a quotation from the play, Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard, by French playwright, Marivaux (1688-1763).
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