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Textile artist and curator Clare Hunter on the ability of sewn pictures to create a sense of place and nationhood. Siobhan Redmond is the reader.

Textile artist and curator, Clare Hunter continues her journey through the centuries and across the continents where she uncovers the lives of women and men who have used sewing and embroidery to tell their stories. Today, Clare uncovers the embroidered stories for Mull's oldest residents and then travels back in time to explore the role it played in establishing the democratic ideals of the newly independent United States of America.

Read by Siobhan Redmond
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

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