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Wright, Phoebe (1710s?–1778), embroiderer and designer

Patricia Wardle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/40419

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Wright, Phoebe (1710s?–1778), embroiderer and designer, may have been, according to evidence from her will, the sister of Benjamin Holmes, hosier and glover of Bishopsgate Street Without in Spitalfields, London, and of Joseph Holmes, silk and gauze weaver of Milk Street, off ...

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Subjects: Textiles and Embroidery ; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art

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