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Here’s another card that’s been sitting on my desk for a while.

Batalha Monastery in Batalha, Portugal is a Dominican convent built in the Late Gothic style. It’s been on the World Heritage list since 1983. It took a long time to build: from 1386 to 1517, the reign of seven kings. And it’s still not completely finished! There are a separate chapels, added in 1437, that was not completed. They’re known aptly as the Unfinished Chapels!

The stamp shows “traditional embroidery” but I think it looks more like lace making:

Although Broderie Anglaise is part lace making and part embroidering, and it looks like what’s pictured here.

This card comes from SusanaPortugal in, of course, Portugal.

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