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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 9 Square of white embroidered net on a pink backing, 10cmx10cm. Labelled twice “Twelfth Class Specimen”

Sleeve 9 reverse 1) square of geometric embroidery in white, green, red, mauve and dark purple wool with full fringe, 12.5x12.5cm 2) square of geometric embroidery in green, magenta and black wool with full fringe, 13x13cm. Label “Twelfth Class Specimen”

Object Number: ABDRG2011.18.9