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Kildare Place Model School

Collection: Kildare Place Model School Collection
Object Type: Embroidery and Needlework Sample
Artist/Maker: Margaret Coyningham
Place Made: Dublin
Date: 1824
Media/Materials: paper, board, linen, cotton, wool, silk
Dimensions: overall: 45 cm x 34 cm x 5 cm


Part of a collection of 45 sewing, knitting and embroidery specimens and two pieces of patterned paper from (one of?) the Kildare Place Model Schools in Dublin. Held in 14 sleeves within a modern binder

Sleeve 4 1) sampler labelled "Eighth Class Second Division" consisting of a panel with complex zig zag border, letters of alphabet in capitals, the numbers 1-10. an alphabet in lower case, a line of embroidered foliage, a line of embroidered triangles, the initials M.C and lettering Model School/Kildare Place with an imperial crown above the date 1827,
18.5 x13cm.

Sleeve 4 reverse 1) sampler labelled "Eighth Class Third Specimen" Consisting of a panel with the capital letters of the alphabet (with the S reversed), the numbers 1-10 and the date 1827, 16x11.5cm

Object Number: ABDRG2011.18.4