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a woman embroiderer

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The great-grandson of Madam Albert, who began the business in 1870, Hurel considers a good embroideress to be one who "not only has fairy hands, but also a good eye.
Her point of departure, and the centre of her unfolding analysis, is the main protagonist's symbolically-charged and (until now) insufficiently-discussed status as an embroideress.
She is too gifted and attentive an embroideress to be able to pass beyond this phase of her development, too obsessive a reader, also, of Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend and of the livret d'assistance publique (which literally weighs her down).
He took lessons from an embroideress and a lace-making expert in Lyon, known to him through his family connections within the textile industry.