tambourer

tambourer

(ˌtæmˈbʊərə)
n
someone who embroiders on a tambour
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A homebased tambourer (embroidress), she never attended school, composed oral poetry in her teens, gave birth to ten children, and learned to write in her fifties, but she managed nevertheless to publish four volumes in her lifetime: Poems and Essays of a Miscellaneous Character (1863); Poems of Purpose and Sketches in Prose of Scottish Peasant Life and Character in Auld Langsyne (1865), and Poems, Essays and Sketches (1870).